Washington Capitals defenceman Michal Kempny has been fined $2,419.35 for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette.
Washington’s Michal Kempny fined $2,419.35, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for cross-checking Tampa Bay’s Cedric Paquette.
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Kempny cross-checked Paquette at 6:55 of the third period and received a minor penalty for his actions.
Paquette wasn’t hurt on the play, and actually blew a kiss towards the Capitals bench on his way off the ice.
The money will go to the players’ emergency fund.
Source:: Sportsnet.ca – Sports news