Former MN North Stars Player Arrested in Edina

Updated: 07/19/2013 6:03 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

Brian Lawton
Brian Lawton
Photo: Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

A former Minnesota North Stars player and general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning was arrested Friday morning in Edina on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault.

Brian Lawton was released late Friday from the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, according to jail records. Lawton posted bail, which was set at $2,400.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 1.

No additional information was available Friday.