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Alleged noisy neighbor Tatar facing eviction from Helm’s condo

Mar 28, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

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Remember that whole thing with Tyler Seguin and his reportedly trashed apartment in Switzerland? Maybe you don’t. It was right after the lockout ended and you may have been busy celebrating. Seguin denied the whole thing anyway.

But what will Red Wings younster Tomas Tatar say about what’s being reported in the the Detroit News? The newspaper wrote today that Tatar, 23, is facing eviction from a condo that his teammate, Darren Helm, owns.

According to the complaint, the association has received numerous complaints from neighbors that since late October 2013, excessive noise has been heard from the players’ condominium “up to four nights a week” between the hours of midnight and 4 a.m. including “loud music, yelling and banging on the floors and walls.”

Several noise complaints have allegedly been made to Royal Oak Police as well, according to the lawsuit.

Additionally, Tatar is alleged to have routinely parked his vehicle in parking spaces inside the condominium’s parking structure which are designated only for short-term guest parking.

It may be easy to dismiss this story as just a young kid doing what young kids do, but you’re not the poor guest trying to get a parking spot, are you now.


  1. joey4id - Mar 28, 2014 at 5:21 PM

    Kids! Supposedly professionals! Oy vey! Kick him out!

    • kaptaanamerica - Mar 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM

      The guy is an adult time he started acting like one and took some responsibility. These guys aren’t kids any more.

      • joey4id - Mar 28, 2014 at 11:01 PM

        at 23 he’s still a kid, and is acting like one.

      • kaptaanamerica - Mar 29, 2014 at 2:15 AM

        In North America, 18 is considered an adult. He would have signed a legal contract to rent the place and condominiums have rules that are part of a legal agreement. Adults are expected to honour legal agreements, children aren’t (aka kids). The guy is NOT a kid.

  2. esracerx46 - Mar 28, 2014 at 5:31 PM

    Shame on him for parking in the visitors section. TSK! TSK! Noise is one thing, I get that. But with the parking situation I think someone might have a stick up their bum.

  3. paperkid96 - Mar 28, 2014 at 5:57 PM

    Send him to the Patrick Kane charm school.

  4. Lupy Nazty Philthy - Mar 28, 2014 at 6:24 PM

    It’s crazy how teenagers and 20-somethings behave like teenagers and 20-somethings… What a wacky world we live in!

    • trbowman - Mar 28, 2014 at 10:59 PM

      He’s 23 years old. That’s a grown a$$ man.

      Some folks work for a living and probably aren’t too pleased having their beauty sleep interrupted by Slovak folk songs at 4 AM in the morning.

      Condos are definitely a pain though.

      • Lupy Nazty Philthy - Mar 28, 2014 at 11:30 PM

        2014, 23 is not a grownass man.

      • trbowman - Mar 28, 2014 at 11:36 PM

        What age would you consider a man fully grown?

        I can understand going up to 25 – once the brain has just about fully developed. Not beyond that.

  5. dtownbeatdown - Mar 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM

    It is in the metro detroit area Royal Oak. Majority of the people I have encountered there are up tight snobs. When you pay 5 grand for a glorified apartment that they call lofts you’d think they would have thicker walls. 4 nights a week I doubt since there is a lot of traveling in hockey… and the kid probably doesn’t get home from games until midnight anyway. Just sounds like someone has a stick up their arse. Noise is one thing… but a guest parking spot… come on!!

  6. AppealToReason - Mar 28, 2014 at 7:10 PM

    It sounds like nothing to park in the guest space but a bunch of dickheads at my apartment park regularly in guest instead of their spaces and it sucks anytime I have people over. Friggin’ hate people that do that.

  7. isphet71 - Mar 28, 2014 at 8:45 PM

    He’s probably just coming home late at night after practices and games with his gear and bumping in to walls and things with it. Hockey bags are huge!

    Just get a different place to stay. He can afford it; no reason to change your life. Have fun while you are young. It doesn’t last.

    • chibimike - Mar 28, 2014 at 9:08 PM

      NHL players don’t take their equipment home.

  8. stcrowe - Mar 28, 2014 at 10:24 PM

    Compared to the alleged rapes, multiple children by multiple women, shootings, and other stuff we hear about NFL and NBA players, I am not too concerned about parties and parking in visitor parking.

  9. tapefolie - Mar 28, 2014 at 11:20 PM

    Who cares!! Let me know when you have a real story. A kid acting like a kid and a reporter acting like a TMZ reporter….WTF?

  10. chanceoffleury - Mar 29, 2014 at 3:52 PM

    Building on what stcrowe said, I love that in other professional sports leagues you have multiple rapists and felons on more teams than not, yet in the NHL the most dirt they can dig up is stuff like: Tatar using a guest parking spot, Crosby cutting the line at the DMV, Toews and Oshie underage drinking at a bar in “middleofnowhere”, north dakota. OH THE HORROR!

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