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NHL fines Boston’s Lucic for spearing incident in playoff game

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic battles for the puck with Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser during the third period in game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston on April 18.

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The NHL fined Boston forward Milan Lucic $5,000 (U.S.) on Saturday for a spearing incident in the Bruins' opening playoff game.

Lucic was fined for spearing Detroit defenceman Danny DeKeyser in the second period of the Red Wings' 1-0 victory Friday night.

No penalty was called on the play.

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

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