Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 12/12/11

BOSTON - NOVEMBER 05: Paul Mara #22 of the Montreal Canadiens knocks the puck away from Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins on November 5, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Bruins forward Brad Marchand didn't exactly get away scot free for his slew foot on Pittsburgh defenseman Matt Niskanen last week. Marchand was given two minutes for tripping and took a few punches from Niskanen in the scrap that followed. But on Monday, the NHL decided that was not enough of a punishment, and announced that Marchand has been fined $2,500 for slew-footing. That total is the maximum fine allowed under the current collective bargaining agreement and the fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. It's not the first time Marchand has found himself in hot water with...
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