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NHL fines Boston's Lucic $5,000 for spearing incident in playoff game

Saturday, 04.19.2014 / 2:25 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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NHL fines Boston's Lucic $5,000 for spearing incident in playoff game

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL fined Boston forward Milan Lucic US$5,000 on Saturday for a spearing incident in the Bruins' opening playoff game.

Lucic was fined for spearing Detroit defenceman Danny DeKeyser in the second period of the Red Wings' 1-0 victory Friday night.

No penalty was called on the play.

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

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