NEW YORK --Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for a dangerous trip on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz in NHL Game No. 695 in Pittsburgh on Friday, Jan. 20, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 17:21 of the third period. No penalty was assessed on the play.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.
— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season