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Canadiens' Emelin fined $5,000 for butt-ending

Friday, 02.07.2014 / 8:10 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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Canadiens' Emelin fined $5,000 for butt-ending
Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $5,000 for butt-ending Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier on Thursday in Montreal.

NEW YORK -- Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $5,000 for butt-ending Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier during NHL Game No. 860 in Montreal on Thursday, Feb. 6, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 11:35 of the second period. No penalty was assessed on the play.

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