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Ben Chiarot fined, not suspended, for bloodying Corey Perry

Ben Chiarot fined, not suspended, for bloodying Corey Perry
Published On: Sat, Nov 25
May 19, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) skates between Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) , defenseman Kyle Cumiskey (26) and goalie Corey Crawford (50) in the second overtime period in game two of the Western Conference Final of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry can pester with the best of them, but you still cant get away with butt-ending him in the face with your stick.

Well, you cant get away with such an action without ending up a little lighter in the wallet, at least. The NHLs Department of Player Safety deserved to fine, not suspend, Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot for the action you can witness in the video above.

Apparently this is the maximum fine allowable by the CBA for such an offense.

Credit TSNs Frank Seravalli for getting some gruesome details (under the top layer of skin? barf) about Perrys wound. There was no penalty on Chiarot, but Mark Scheifele ended up drawing a roughing call during the fracas, so that might boil down to semantics.

Read the complete news article here...

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