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Ferland of Canucks, Kunin of Wild fined for actions in Game 1

Vancouver forward docked $5,000 for spearing, Minnesota forward $1,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for spearing and Minnesota Wild forward Luke Kunin has been fined $1,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct during Game 1 of the teams' Stanley Cup Qualifiers series in Edmonton on Sunday, Aug. 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 9:18 of the third period. Ferland was assessed a minor penalty for slashing, while the Wild received a bench minor for interference.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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