Boston Bruins forward Charlie Coyle during a game.
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BREAKING: NHL punishes Bruins forward for dirty cross-check on Bertuzzi

Published March 9, 2024 at 11:08
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On Thursday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs clashed against the Boston Bruins.

The Department of Player Safety announced that they're punishing Bruins' forward Charlie Coyle for an incident that occured in that game.

DoPS Announce Verdict on Charlie Coyle's Dirty Cross-Check on Tyler Bertuzzi During Bruins Vs. Leafs



Spirits were high in the game. While the Bruins ended up winning 4-1, Charlie Coyle lost his temper and gave a dirty cross-check on Tyler Bertuzzi.


Check out how it went down here:

Charlie Coyle and Tyler Bertuzzi exchange pleasantries.

Coyle gets whistled for a slash and a high stick.

4:00 on the power play for Toronto.


Now, the Department of Player Safety ruled on a $5,000 fine for Coyle:

Boston's Charlie Coyle has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for cross-checking Toronto's Tyler Bertuzzi.


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