NEW YORK (Dec. 12, 2011)
– San Jose Sharks
forward Andrew Desjardins
has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Chicago Blackhawks
defenseman Sami Lepisto
in NHL Game No. 434 in Chicago on Sunday, Dec. 11, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 2:12 of the first period. Desjardins was assessed a minor penalty for boarding.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund