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Kempny fined for cross-checking in Capitals game against Lightning

Defenseman assessed $2,419.35 for incident involving forward Paquette

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny has been fined $2,419.35, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa on Sunday, May 13, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:55 of the third period. Kempny was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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