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Capitals' Wilson fined for kneeing

Incident occurred at 4:01 of third period in Game 1

by NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety /

NEW YORK -- Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $2,403.67, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for kneeing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Conor Sheary during Game 1 of the teams' Second Round series in Washington on Thursday, April 28, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 4:01 of the third period.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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