Report: Former NHL pest Matthew Barnaby charged with domestic violence

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AMHERST, N.Y. - Former NHL pest Matthew Barnaby has been arrested and charged with domestic violence, according to a Buffalo television station.

WIVB reported that police responded to a call Friday and found extensive damage to a residence and two unharmed females.

Barnaby was arrested and charged with second degree criminal contempt, harassment, second degree criminal trespass and second degree criminal mischief, the station reported.

Barnaby, 38, has also been charged with aggravated harassment via a cell phone, WIVB said.

The Ottawa native spent Friday night in jail and will be arraigned Saturday morning.

In 834 games with the Sabres, Penguins, Lightning, Rangers, Avalanche, Blackhawks and Stars from 1992-2007, Barnaby amassed 113 goals, 187 assists and 2,562 penalty minutes.

Since retiring from the NHL, Barnaby has worked in television with TSN in Canada and ESPN in the U.S.

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