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Danton granted full parole

Updated: September 11, 2009, 3:43 PM ET
Associated Press

KINGSTON, Ontario -- Former NHL player Mike Danton says his father, not his agent, was the intended victim of a failed murder-for-hire plot that sent him to prison five years ago.

Danton made the admission on Friday, when he was granted full parole by the National Parole Board.

The native of Brampton, Ont., pleaded guilty in 2004 in the United States in a plot that prosecutors said targeted David Frost, Danton's former junior coach who went on to become his mentor and agent.

He ...

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