BOSTON (CBS) — Milan Lucic will be a little lighter in the wallet thanks to his obscene gesture towards Montreal Canadiens fans on Thursday night.
The Bruins forward was hit with a $5,000 fine, the league announced on Friday.READ MORE: Norton Man On Scooter Dies After Collision With Another Car
Lucic made the gesture towards fans as he made his way to the penalty box for a boarding call with just over a minute left to go in the game, with Boston down by just a goal. As he left the box following Montreal’s empty net goal to make it 6-4 Canadiens, Lucic was tossed from the game for confronting an official.READ MORE: Man Allegedly Pulls Knife On Fellow Red Line Rider After Mocking COVID Mask
The money from Lucic’s fine will go to the NHL Players’ Emergency Fund.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine Passport Program Could Be Coming To Massachusetts Soon, Baker Says
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