Philadelphia Flyers forward Derick Brassard was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Sunday for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Brassard was assessed a minor penalty for interference after he punched Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway during the second period of the Flyers’ 2-1 win on Saturday. Brassard was on the bench at the time, while Hathaway was on the ice.
Brassard, who scored a goal midway into the second period, has recorded seven points (two goals, five assists) in 10 games this season.
The 34-year-old Brassard has 510 points (196 goals, 314 assists) in 915 career games with nine different NHL teams.
NHL News: Patrick Kane hits milestone
The Chicago Blackhawks picked up an OT win in interim head coach Derek King’s debut. Patrick Kane’s assist on Alex DeBrincat’s game-winning goal was point 1100 for his NHL career. He became the fourth U.S. born player to hit the 1100 point plateau.
U.S. Born Point Leaders
- Mike Modano – 1,374 pts
- Phil Housley – 1,232 pts
- Jeremy Roenick – 1,216 pts
Oilers lose Devin Shore to injury
The Edmonton Oilers announced on Sunday that center Devin Shore will miss 4-6 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Shore, 27, has recorded 2 points in 8 games this season. He’s in the first year of a 2-year deal worth $850,000 per season.
–Field Level Media contributed to this report