NHL fines Taylor Hall $5000 US for boarding Kyle Okposo

New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall has been fined $5,000 US for a boarding penalty against Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo.

The NHL announced the fine Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the Devils beat the Sabres 3-1 on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred at 7:40 of the first period. Hall was assessed a minor penalty for boarding.

The fine is the maximum allowable under the current collective bargaining agreement. The money goes to the players’ emergency assistance fund.

Article source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/taylor-hall-new-jersey-devils-fined-1.4512438

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