Former NHL Coach Accused of Assaulting Child During Hockey Game

December 16, 2011 Updated Dec 16, 2011 at 8:01 PM EDT

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Former NHL Coach Accused of Assaulting Child During Hockey Game

December 16, 2011 Updated Dec 16, 2011 at 8:01 PM EDT

According to the Boston Globe, police said former Boston Bruins player and coach Mike Milbury is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a 12-year-old boy during a pee wee hockey game last week in Massachusetts.

Milbury is accused of grabbing and shaking the boy, who was playing in a game against Milbury's son, according to the Globe report. According to the Globe, Milbury's attorney said Milbury "denies any allegations that there was an assault of any kind."

Read the Boston Globe story HERE.