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NHL roundup: Oilers' Eager charged with assault with a weapon

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Edmonton Oilers forward Ben Eager has been charged with assault with a weapon as a result of an incident at a Toronto bar, TSN reported.

The alleged incident took place Saturday and involved Eager and the bar's doorman. As a result of the altercation, the doorman was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

The alleged weapon was a chair, according to Sportsnet.

Eager, who had eight goals and five assists in 63 games for Edmonton last season, is scheduled to appear in court on Nov 26.

--- Ottawa's Colin Greening has reached an agreement to play for Aalborg of the AL-Bank Ligaen during the work stoppage. It makes him the first NHL player to join the top flight of Danish hockey.

Greening, 26, had a career-high 37 points, including 17 goals, for the Senators last season.

---Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tobias Enstrom has joined EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League.

---After playing briefly for a team in the German second division, Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers and Chris Stewart of the St. Louis Blues have left the Crimmitschau Ice Pirates and will join Czech Extraliga team HC Liberec,according to USA Today.

---New Jersey defenseman Anton Volchenkov has suffered a broken foot while playing for KHL club Torpedo Nizhny, according to It's unclear how long he will be sidelined.

---New York Islanders prospect Calvin de Haan sustained a shoulder injury that will keep him out of action the rest of the season.

De Haas played in just one game for the Islanders last season, but was expected to challenge for a roster spot this season,


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