Lupul Fined $10,000 For Cross-Checking
NEW YORK (Jan. 3, 2014) – Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul has been fined $10,000, the maximum permitted under the CBA, for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves in NHL Game No. 610 in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday, Jan. 1, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 11:04 of the first period. Lupul was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.