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Zuccarello fined $2,500 for hit on Clifford

Posted By On October 7, 2011 @ 9:38 pm In Hockey,New York Rangers,NHL | 82 Comments

From 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.
The fine money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

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