Stars forward Ryan Garbutt fined for spearing

The NHL fined Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt on Saturday for spearing Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks during Game 5.

Dallas player sticks Anaheim star Corey Perry

Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry is tended to by a trainer after he was hit by Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt in the first period of Game 5. (Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press)

The NHL fined Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt on Saturday for spearing Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks during Game 5.

Garbutt was fined $1,474.36 US for the incident, which occurred in the first period of Anaheim's 6-2 victory Friday night.

Garbutt was assessed a major penalty for spearing and game misconduct.

Both clubs scored a goal during the ensuing Anaheim power play.

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