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.
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury