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Colorado’s Chuck Kobasew fined for trip on Vancouver’s Dan Hamhuis

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Colorado Avalanche forward Chuck Kobasew has been fined US$2,500 for his trip on Vancouver Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis in Saturday’s game.

The NHL announced the fine Monday.

The incident occurred at 13:20 of the second period. Kobasew received a minor penalty for tripping Hamhuis as the Vancouver player touched the puck on an icing call.

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The fine, which goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund, is the maximum allowed under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement.