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Lightning F Maroon, Capitals F Hathaway fined

Pat Maroon Garnet Hathaway fight Pat Maroon Garnet Hathaway fight - The Canadian Press

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced fines for Tampa Bay Lightning forward Pat Maroon and Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway for their roles in a fight between the two teams on Friday.

Maroon was fined $2,702.70, and Hathaway was fined $4,054.05, both the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement, for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Each player participated in a fight that broke out as a result of an illegal check by Capitals forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel on Lightning defenceman Cal Foote.

The Capitals went on to win the game by a score of 5-1.