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Friday, December 16, 2011

Milbury charged with assault and battery!

I don't see anything about a shoe being involved in this, but former Islander coach and GM Mike Milbury has been charged with assault and battery on a child.

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/sports/30013683/detail.html

The incident occurred in a youth hockey game in the Boston area.  According to the report, Milbury, who is serving as an assistant coach on his son's team, assaulted a player on the other team.

The Boston Herald also has a report, noting that Milbury ... rushed onto the ice "and verbally berated and grabbed and shook the 12-year-old opposing player" who had become involved in an altercation with Milbury's son.

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/2011_1216former_bruin_mike_milbury_accused_of_assaulting_child

The child involved is likely Michael Milbury, who is Mike's son with his wife Ginger, a former Islander employee.

It's the second incident in the Boston area for someone with Islander connections this week.  Corey Trivino was booted out of BU after he was arrested.
 
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