NHL players A.J. Greer, Sonny Milano arrested on assault charges, report says

Two NHL players have been charged with assault after they allegedly beat a third man up.

A.J. Greer of the Avalanche and Sonny Milano of the Blue Jackets were arrested early Sunday morning after they were accused of hitting a man, the New York Post reported.

According to the report, the duo were in a Greenwich Village apartment after being at the 1 Oak club when they got into an altercation with a 28-year-old man over paid bill from the club.

The confrontation reportedly turned physical, with the man sustaining jaw and rib pain, along with bicep and neck injuries. The man called police after the altercation.

Greer, 22, and Milano, 23, were arrested and each charged with assault, according to the report.

The Blue Jackets released a statement that said they knew of the incident involving Milano, but declined to comment further.

Milano, a prospective forward, was drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round in 2014. He played eight games during the 2018-19 season and scored one goal

Greer, also a prospective forward, was drafted by the Avalanche in the second round in 2015. He played in 15 games and had one goal and one assists for the Avalanche last season.