Canadiens’ Edmundson fined $1K for dangerous trip on Maple Leafs’ Tavares

Joel Edmundson (44) battles for the loose puck during third period NHL hockey action. (Nathan Denette/CP)

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Joel Edmundson has been fined $1,000 for a dangerous trip on John Tavares in Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Department of Player Safety announced Sunday.

Tavares was not injured on the play, which occurred late in the second period.

Edmundson has three goals and 10 assists in 54 games during his first season with the Canadiens.

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