NHL fines Lightning’s Brandon Hagel Fined for Boarding

Brandon Hagel (Blackhawks photo)

NEW YORK (May 23, 2022) – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brandon Hagel has been fined $3,750, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Florida Panthers forward Eetu Luostarinen during Game 3 of the teams’ Second Round series in Tampa on Sunday, May 22, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:27 of the first period. Hagel was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.


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