NEW YORK – Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 for spearing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during NHL Game No. 396 in Vancouver on Saturday, Dec. 5, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 18:00 of the third period. Prust was assessed a 10-minute misconduct penalty.
The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.