Versus NHL analyst Mike Milbury has been charged with assault and battery on a child, according to a report from Boston’s WCVB TV.
The 59-year-old former NHL player, coach and general manager was accused of assaulting a 12-year-old last week during a pee-wee hockey game in Brookline, a suburb of Boston, according to the report. Milbury is an assistant coach of the opposing team.
Update, 1:10 p.m.: Here’s more on the incident, via the Boston Herald:
The incident allegedly occurred at the end of the Winter Classic between the Boch Blazers for whom Milbury coaches and his son plays forward vs. the Boston Junior Black Hawks. It is alleged that after Milbury’s son and a player for the Black Hawks got into a scrape on the ice, Milbury charged out onto the rink and verbally berated and grabbed and shook the 12-year-old opposing player.
Milbury will also be charged with threats to commit a crime and disorderly conduct, according to the Herald.