NEW YORK (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cullen has been fined $1,000 by the NHL for a dangerous trip of Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Miller.
The infraction came during the first period of Thursday night's game, a 4-3 victory by Tampa Bay. Cullen was assessed a minor penalty for tripping.
In announcing the fine, the league said Friday the money will go the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.