NHL News: Maple Leafs’ Lafferty Fined for Cross-Checking

Sam Lafferty (Chicago Blackhawks photo)

NEW YORK (April 23, 2023) – Toronto Maple Leafs forward Sam Lafferty has been fined $3,108.11, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ross Colton during Game 3 of the teams’ First Round series in Tampa on Saturday, April 22, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:10 of the second period. Lafferty was assessed a minor penalty for roughing.

The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.


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