Following a supplementary discipline hearing this morning, the NHL has announced that Columbus Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky has been fined $10,000 – the maximum allowed under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The hearing took place by phone, where Dubinsky was given an opportunity to explain this hit on Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi:
At the time, Dubinsky was given a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct.
Per the league’s Department of Player Safety, the money Dubinsky pays will be given to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
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