NEW YORK -- Montreal Canadiens
forward Lars Eller
has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Los Angeles Kings
defenseman Drew Doughty
in NHL Game No. 372 on Saturday, Dec. 3, in Los Angeles, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 4:48 of the first period. A minor penalty for boarding was assessed on the play.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.