Bruins' Brad Marchand, Derek Forbort fined $5,000 each after Game 2 of NHL playoff series against Hurricanes

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The NHL fined Boston Bruins gamers Brad Marchand and Derek Forbort $5,000 each for occurrences that happened throughout Game 2 of their first-round playoff series versus the Carolina Hurricanes, the league revealed Thursday. Those $5,000 fines are the greatest permitted under the NHL’s cumulative bargaining contract. 

Marchand’s event happened as he was heading to the objective with a little over 2 minutes left in the 2nd duration. The four-time All-Star had 2 protectors on him, however he handled to strike the puck past among them and towards the objective. The shot effort was conserved by Hurricanes goaltender Pyotr Kochetkov, however. 

After Kochetkov made the conserve, Marchand struck him on the chest with his stick and started skating towards the puck once again. Kochetkov then reached Marchand, making him stop. They were both noticeably upset, however a main got in between them prior to it intensified to a lot more. Both gamers got small charges for slashing.

The 2nd event happened in the 3rd quarter at the 2:53 mark. Forbort swung his stick and hit Carolina forward Teuvo Teravainen in the face while making a pass to defenseman Tony DeAngelo. Forbort then got a four-minute double-minor charge for high-sticking.

Carolina ultimately declared a 5-2 triumph at PNC Arena to take a 2-0 series lead. Game 3 will occur in Boston on Friday at 7 p.m. ET. 

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