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Setoguchi Fined For High-Sticking Incident

NEW YORK (February 19, 2013) – Minnesota Wild forward Devin Setoguchi has been fined $8,108.11, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for high-sticking Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quince yin NHL Game No. 216 in Minnesota on Sunday, February 17, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:16 of the second period. Setoguchi was assessed a double-minor penalty for high-sticking.

As a first-time offender, the maximum Setoguchi could be fined was the lesser of $10,000 or one-half of his daily salary.

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DrewBehr's avatar

Wait… so a slew foot that doesn’t result in an injury is a $10K fine, but a blatant high stick to the face that results in 20 stitches is an $8K fine?...

Posted by DrewBehr from The Mitten on 02/19/13 at 11:53 PM ET

redxblack's avatar

Every player SHOULD be allowed to do what Setoguchi did. It would eliminate people taking runs at players and a great deal of the concussions all at once. But since they aren’t allowed, it’s good he faced supplemental discipline.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 02/20/13 at 12:36 AM ET

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