Hockey commentator Barnaby arrested in domestic incident

Former NHL forward Matthew Barnaby has been arrested and charged with domestic violence, according to multiple media reports from Buffalo.

Television station WIVB reported that police responded to a call Friday in Amherst, N.Y., and found extensive damage to a residence and two unharmed females.

Barnaby, originally from Ottawa, 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.

He is scheduled to 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.