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Habs forward Lars Eller fined $2,500 for boarding Doughty

Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller (81) during the warm-up session prior to the first period against Philadelphia Flyers at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-US PRESSWIRE

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Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Saturday for boarding Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty.

The play happened during a game in Los Angeles on Dec. 3 and saw Eller assessed a minor penalty.

The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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