Fan fined $200 for banana toss

Updated: January 9, 2012, 11:49 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON, Ontario -- A fan who threw a banana at a black player during an NHL exhibition game has been fined $200.

Christopher Moorhouse lobbed a banana at Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds as he was approaching Detroit Red Wings goalie Jordan Pearce during a shootout in the Sept. 22 game in London, Ontario.

The 26-year-old Moorhouse pleaded guilty Monday but did not appear in court. Moorhouse was charged with a provincial trespassing and given 90 days to pay the fine. Police ...

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