Milan Lucic is paying the price for his actions in Game 1 of the Boston Bruins' first-round series against the Detroit Red Wings.
The Bruins forward has been fined $5,000 by the National Hockey League for spearing Red Wings defenceman Danny DeKeyser in the groin.
The incident occurred near the end of the second period of Game 1 while the game was still scoreless. No penalty was assessed on the play.
The Red Wings won Game 1 by a 1-0 score. Game 2 is scheduled for Sunday in Boston and can be seen live on TSN at 3pm et/Noon pt.