NHL fines Canadiens Weber for Slashing

Shea Weber

NEW YORK (June 29, 2021) – Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Tampa on Monday, June 28, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 16:32 of the third period.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.


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