Minnesota Wild forward Nick Bjugstad has been fined $5 thousand, the maximum amount allowable under the collective bargaining agreement, for cross-checking Colorado Avalanche defenceman Ryan Graves.
The Wild defeated the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime on Sunday, Bjugstad played 14:38 in the victory. but did not record a point.
Graves was a minus-2 in the loss, he was also held off the scoresheet.
Jonas Brodin scored the overtime winner as the Wild improved to 6-4-0 on the season.