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by Paul on 03/02/13 at 02:43 PM ET
NEW YORK (March 2, 2013) – Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn has been fined $10,000, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Jones in NHL Game No. 295 in Dallas on Thursday, February 28, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 16:00 of the third period. Benn was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.
As a first-time offender, the maximum Benn could be fined was the lesser of $10,000 or one-half of his daily salary.
If you missed the cross-check, you can watch it here.
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