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NHL fines Zuccarello $2,500 for boarding

Friday, 10.07.2011 / 7:10 PM / News

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NHL fines Zuccarello $2,500 for boarding
Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been fined $2,500 for boarding Kyle Clifford during the Kings'  victory on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden.
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Los Angeles forward Kyle Clifford during the Kings' 3-2 overtime victory on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden.

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 NHL'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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