– New Jersey Devils
forward Patrik Elias
has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Montreal Canadiens
forward Mike Blunden
in NHL Game No. 755 in Newark on Thursday, Feb. 2, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 18:54 of the first period. A minor penalty for boarding was assessed on the play.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.