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Mats Zuccarello Fined By The NHL

NEW YORK (October 7, 2011) – New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford in NHL Game #5 on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden, the National Hockey League announced today.
 
The incident, which occurred 3:05 into the first period, was reviewed by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. The fine was levied for violation of Rule 41.1 – Boarding, of the National Hockey League’s Official Rules. A minor penalty for boarding was assessed on the play.

added 9:13pm, video of the hit…

 

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Personally think that $2,500 was a big over-reaction for this.

Posted by Jason on 10/08/11 at 04:41 PM ET

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