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Brandon Prust gets fined 5k for Spearing, Says it was the best money he ever spent.

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"The NHL needs fighting to keep the game safe" -Brandon Prust, 2015

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So Brad Marchand got hit in the 'nads last night by noted honorer of DA CODE Brandon Prust. This we know. And today the NHL Department of Player safety laid down what passes for the law when it comes to things like this.

Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 for spearing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand during NHL Game No. 396 in Vancouver on Saturday, Dec. 5, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 18:00 of the third period. Prust was assessed a 10-minute misconduct penalty.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Regarding the fine, here's what noted honorer of DA CODE Brandon Prust had to say about spearing another human being in the balls.

Regardless of your feelings on Brad Marchand, stuff like this is why people are calling for players like Prust and a number of other players to go the way of the dinosaur. For a player who went on and on in the Player's Tribune about how punching people in the head is gonna keep the game "safe" from goonery like this, then turn right around and do exactly that is just unacceptable and hypocritical to say the absolute least.

I'm glad your piece of crap team only picked up a point this week.