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: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
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: Woman Killed Near Roslindale Pharmacy Identified As Alicia Heywood
The money from Lucic’s fine will go to the NHL Players’ Emergency Fund.MORE NEWS: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
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