Chara Fined $5K For Cross-Check Last Night (VIDEO)

The Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens last night by a score of 4-1 as emotions ran high.

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara took a cross-checking penalty in the second period last night for this play against Brendan Gallagher:

GOTTA SEE IT: Chara Gets Away With Violent Cross-check To Gallagher’s Face

Check this out, as the officials completely miss Zdeno Chara’s violent cross-check to Brendan Gallagher’s face, during this heated Habs-Bruins rivalry. —–…

Gallagher was also assessed a penalty on the play — for roughing.

But Chara today has been disciplined by the league:

NHL Player Safety on Twitter

Boston’s Zdeno Chara has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for Cross-checking Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher.

We’ll have more today on ‘The Huddle’ from 3-6 PM.