Los Angeles Kings right-winger Dustin Brown and Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin have both been fined for separate incidents during their game on Thursday evening. Brown has been fined $10,000 cross cross-checking Penguins defenseman Justin Schultz, according to the NHL. The penalty was the maximum allowable under the current collective bargaining agreement for such an offense. Meanwhile, Malkin has been fined $5,000 for slashing Brown, per the NHL. His penalty was also the maximum allowed under the current collective bargaining agreement. Brown has appeared in 45 games this season, scoring 15 goals and handing out 17 assists while managing an impressive net rating of plus-16 over 881 total minutes on the ice. The 33-year-old has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, with Los Angeles originally selecting him in the first round (13th pick overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
NHL fines Dustin Brown and Evgeni Malkin
Fanrag Sports | Jan 19