Kings’ Kyle Clifford fined for kneeing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

The National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety was resolving another fine involving another opposing Edmonton Oiler player. This time, Los Angelas Kings forward Kyle Clifford has been handed a fine by the Department of Player Safety, with a grand total of $2,756.41, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. All funds go to the Player’s Emergency Assistance Fund.

On Sunday,October 27, 2013 at the 7:41 mark in the first period between the Los Angelas Kings and Edmonton Oilers, An incident involving Oiler’s pivot Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and L.A Kings winger’ Kyle Clifford resulted in a potential serious injury when Kyle Clifford hit Ryan Nugent-Hopkins with his knee.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was not injured on the play.

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