– Phoenix Coyotes
forward Raffi Torres
has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for elbowing Colorado Avalanche
defenseman Jan Hejda
in NHL Game No. 549 in Denver on Thursday, Dec. 29, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 18:22 of the second period. No penalty was assessed on the play.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.