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Mcquaid Fined $2500 For Kneeing Foligno

NEW YORK (Dec. 15, 2011) – Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for kneeing Ottawa Senators forward Nick Foligno in NHL Game No. 448 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 17:45 of the first period. McQuaid was assessed a major penalty for kneeing and a game misconduct.

If you missed the hit, watch it here.

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Heh.  Vegas does weird things to me, Paul.

Posted by SYF from Zata's Epic Viking Beard on 12/15/11 at 08:38 PM ET

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wow…thats just awful. I expected 4 games, minimum. That leg kick out was obvious and there was no possible other reason for it than to make contact with Foligno… I am starting to drink the coolaid…there is something going on here…

Posted by pstumba on 12/15/11 at 09:05 PM ET

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my god man.  how could you not think these guys have a friend upstairs?
What will it take?
Apparently emailing the refs to tell them how to make calls wasn’t enough?

Posted by tuxedoTshirt on 12/15/11 at 09:49 PM ET

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