Oilers forward Ben Eager charged with assault
Edmonton Oilers forward Ben Eager has been charged with assault
following a disturbance in a Toronto bar last weekend.
He is to appear in court Nov. 26. Police say Eager and his
31-year-old brother Michael Eager have been charged with
threatening bodily harm, causing bodily harm and assault with a
Toronto police Const. Tony Vella says one man was taken to the
hospital. The alleged assault happened at about 1 a.m.
The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Eager has two years left on a $3.3
million contract. The 28-year-old winger had eight goals and five
assists in 63 games last season.