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Capitals F Chimera fined nearly $4,500 for boarding

The Canadian Press

10/15/2013 10:49:23 PM

NEW YORK -- Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined for a hit on Edmonton Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz.

The NHL announced Tuesday night that Chimera was fined $4,487.18 -- the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement -- for boarding Schultz in the first period of the Capitals' 4-2 win Monday.

Chimera was given a minor penalty on the play.