Vegas goalie Lehner files for bankruptcy, cites $50 million in debt

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner and his wife filed for bankruptcy in Nevada, claiming they owed up to $50 million to dozens of creditors.

The Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing provides a glimpse into the couple’s financial troubles. Reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

They filed for bankruptcy on Dec. 30, alleging that the NHL player and his father failed to pay a business loan last year, months after a Wisconsin firm sued Lehner for $4 million. bottom.

Lehner and his father, Michael, are listed as principal members of Solarcode’s Nevada business license application, a limited liability company that operates in multiple states, including Nevada and Arizona.

Solarcode agreed to a four-year repayment plan with Eclipse Service in January 2022, but failed to make the first five payments, prompting the Wisconsin company to sue in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee in late June 2022. caused

A lawyer for Lehner did not respond to a request for comment from the AP on Monday.

According to the bankruptcy filing, Lehner’s debts also included outstanding payments for a rare collection of snakes he purchased for $1.2 million in 2017. Lehner keeps snakes on his reptile farm in Plato, Missouri.

He and his wife, Donya, estimate their fortune to be worth up to $10 million.

The 31-year-old Lehner signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Knights in 2020, but the Swedish hockey player spent the 2022-23 season Recovery from hip surgery.