Vancouver Canucks forward Antoine Roussel has been fined $5,000 for biting San Jose Sharks defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic during a game Friday.
The NHL announced the fine, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, in a statement Saturday.
The incident occurred at 19:20 of the third period with Vancouver down 4-0.
The fine money will go to the players’ emergency assistance fund.
The Canadian Press