Former Boston Bruins player Mike Milbury, a Needham resident, was charged with verbally and physically assaulting a child at a Pee Wee hockey game in Brookline last weekend. Reports say that the victim was a player on the other team.
Allegedly, Milbury was coaching the Boch Blazers, who were playing the Boston Junior Blackhawks in a Winter Classic exhibition game in Larz Anderson Park. The Herald reports that Milbury's son, playing for the Blazers, was involved in an argument with another player when Milbury got on the ice, then yelled and shook the other player.
The full press release is below:
Due to an incident that occurred at the Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink at the Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, Michael Milbury of Needham, MA, will be charged with 1 count of Assault and Battery on a Child, 1 count of Threats to Commit a Crime, and Disorderly Conduct. The incident occurred during a Pee Wee hockey game at the rink, where he was an assistant coach for one of the teams.
Milbury is being represented by Daniel Rabinovitz of Boston, MA.