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Ex-NHLer Boynton to be charged after allegedly biting cop

Stanley Cup Finals - Chicago Blackhawks v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Six

of the Chicago Blackhawks of the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Six of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Wachovia Center on June 9, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Nick Boynton, an 11-year NHL veteran, will be charged with assault, criminal mischief and harassment following an incident at a Buffalo casino on Wednesday night, per the Buffalo News.

Boynton’s alleged to have fought with police officers -- and apparently bit one -- that were stationed at the Buffalo Creek Casino for security purposes.

“He was abusive to staff at the casino,” a police source told the News. “When officers tried to take him into custody, he bit one of them on the finger.”

Boynton, 36, appeared in over 600 games for the Bruins, Coyotes, Panthers, Ducks, Blackhawks and Flyers, winning a Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2010. He last played in Philadelphia during the 2010-11 campaign.