LosAngeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan has been fined $1,436.94, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Vancouver Canucks forward Henrik Sedin in NHL Game No. 458 in Los Angeles on Saturday, March23, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 5:58 of the second period. No penalty was assessed to Nolan on the play.
As a first-time offender, the maximum Nolan could be fined was the lesser of $10,000 or one-half of his daily salary.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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