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Marchand fined for cross-checking in Bruins game against Flyers

Forward assessed $5,000 for incident involving defenseman MacDonald

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald during NHL Game No. 1218 in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 1, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 18:55 of the second period. Marchand was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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