Capitals’ Michal Kempny fined for cross-checking Lightning’s Cedric Paquette

Check this out, as Michal Kempny catches Cedric Paquette with a pretty nasty crosscheck to the face, and Paquette blows a kiss towards the Capitals bench on his way back to his bench.

Washington Capitals defenceman Michal Kempny has been fined $2,419.35 for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette.

Kempny cross-checked Paquette at 6:55 of the third period and received a minor penalty for his actions.

Paquette wasn’t hurt on the play, and actually blew a kiss towards the Capitals bench on his way off the ice.

The money will go to the players’ emergency fund.

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