The NHL announced the fine Wednesday, saying it was the maximum amount allowed for the offense under the collective bargaining agreement.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
Eakin had been suspended for four games for charging Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist in a Dec. 15 game.Long Island High School Custodian Saves Choking Student With Heimlich Maneuver; 'I Literally Turned Purple'
Eakin and Krieder got into a fight early in the second period Tuesday. They became entangled along the boards, and the gloves came off. At one point, Kreider yanked off Eakin’s helmet and whacked him in the head with it.
Each player received a five-minute fighting major. Both had a goal and an assist in the game, which the Stars won 7-6.MORE NEWS: Lodge Constructed In Honor Of Boy Scout Andrew McMorris, Killed In 2018 By Drunk Driver, Opens On Long Island
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