Oct 15, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Los Angeles Kings left wing Kyle Clifford (13) skates with the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Sami Salo (6) defends during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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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