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Capitals F Jason Chimera fined nearly $4,500 for boarding Oilers D Justin Schultz

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined for a hit on Edmonton Oilers defenceman Justin Schultz.

The NHL announced Tuesday night that Chimera was fined $4,487.18—the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement—for boarding Schultz in the first period of the Capitals’ 4-2 win Monday.

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Chimera was given a minor penalty on the play.