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Chris Kreider fined for hitting opponent with helmet

Rangers forward disciplined for incident with Stars forward Cody Eakin

by NHL Dept of Player Safety /

NEW YORK - New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for hitting Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin with his helmet during a fight during NHL Game No. 663 in New York on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 1:52 of the second period.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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