Habs captain Suzuki fined for cross-checking Panthers forward Lundell

NEW YORK — The NHL has fined Montreal Canadiens captain Nick Suzuki US$2,500 for cross-checking Florida Panthers forward Anton Lundell.

The infraction occurred late in the third period of Florida's 9-5 win over Montreal on Thursday at Sunrise, Fla.

Suzuki was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.

Montreal (27-36-6) continues its road swing through Florida with a game Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 17, 2023.

The Canadian Press