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Two NHL players beat up roommate they say didn’t pay his share during night out at club: Cops

A pair of NHL pros were picked up on assault charges after an incident in New York early Sunday morning.

According to CNN, 22-year-old A.J. Greer posted a social media update on Saturday night in which he was seated near Milano at a local restaurant.

At some point in the hours that followed, arrest reports allege that the two began arguing and their disagreement turned physical. Both men were arrested at about 6:35 a.m. and later received appearance tickets along with a future court date.

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They allegedly attacked their roommate over his unpaid share of expenses from their previous night out, according to the New York Daily News.

New York Police Detective George Tsourovakas said the suspects are expected to face criminal charges of assault.

Greer is currently in the NHL’s minor after playing 15 games for the Colorado Avalanche last season. That team indicated that it would “wait until the end of the investigation to comment” on the arrests.

As for Milano, he too had been dropped to the minor league after the Columbus Blue Jackets drafted him in the first round in 2014. The team confirmed in a statement that it was had received a report of the player’s arrest and would be keeping an eye on developments.

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[Featured image: A.J. Greer — AP Photo/Nick Wass]