Sens' Konopka fined for TV shout-out

April, 16, 2012
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From the official NHL release:

NHL FINES SENATORS' KONOPKA, CLUB FOR PRE-GAME CONDUCT


NEW YORK (April 16, 2012) -- Ottawa Senators forward Zenon Konopka has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and his club fined $10,000 for Konopka's conduct prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarter-Final at New York on Saturday. April 14, the National Hockey League announced today.

Konopka was fined for his verbal abuse directed at a New York Rangers player conducting a live television interview nearby during pre-game warm-ups.

The Konopka fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund, while the club fine goes to the NHL Foundation.

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