Milan Lucic of Bruins fined for Game 1 stickwork

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

Boston forward speared Detroit's DeKeyser

Boston's Milan Lucic, left, battles Danny DeKeyser of Detroit in a separate incident on Friday. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today/Reuters)

The NHL fined Boston forward Milan Lucic $5,000 US 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.

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

Game 2 of the series will take place in Boston on Sunday afternoon.

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