Milan Lucic fined $5K for spear

Updated: April 19, 2014, 2:40 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The NHL has fined Bruins forward Milan Lucic $5,000 for spearing Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser during Detroit's 1-0 Game 1 victory in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Friday night at TD Garden.

The incident occurred at 19:55 of the second period, but no penalty was assessed on the play. In the closing seconds of the period, Lucic was skating behind DeKeyser when he speared him in the groin area.

"Obviously, it was kind of the heat-of-the-moment thing when ...

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