Oilers' Ben Eager charged after Toronto bar fight

The Edmonton Oilers' left-winger is charged with assault after a bar fight in a Toronto pub Saturday morning.
Edmonton Oilers' Ben Eager, left, checks Phoenix Coyotes Chris Summers during the first period of the NHL hockey game in Edmonton on Saturday, February 25, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Ulan)

Edmonton Oilers' left-winger Ben Eager has been charged with assault after a bar fight in a Toronto pub Saturday morning, Toronto police tell CBC News.

Police allege Ben Eager and his brother were involved in a disturbance at around 1:00 a.m. at the Quail Pub that sent one 26-year-old man to hospital.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries, including multiple cuts and bruises to his head, body and face.

Ben Eager is charged with assault causing bodily harm, threaten bodily harm and assault with a weapon.

Eager signed a three-year, $3.3 million US deal with the Oilers in 2011.  

With files from Marion Warnica