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Kings' Doughty fined $2,500 for cross-checking

Wednesday, 11.23.2011 / 1:12 PM / News

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Kings' Doughty fined $2,500 for cross-checking
NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking St. Louis forward T.J. Oshie in NHL Game No. 298 Tuesday night in St. Louis, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:58 of the third period. A minor penalty for cross-checking was assessed on the play.

The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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