Found November 06, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
NEW YORK (November 6, 2011) – Los Angeles Kings’ forward Ethan Moreau has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Pittsburgh Penguins forward Chris Kunitz in NHL Game #193 Saturday night in Los Angeles, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident, which occurred 8:27 into the first period, was reviewed by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. The fine was levied for violation of Rule 41.1 – Boarding, of the National Hockey League’s Official Rules. A minor penalty for boarding was assessed on the play.

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Kings forward fined for boarding Kunitz

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you're hard to resist

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