Los Angeles Kings Fined $100,000 for Violating Slava Voynov’s Ban

December 2nd, 2014 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »
The NHL has fined the Los Angeles Kings after Slava Voynov, who was suspended indefinitely by the NHL after being arrested and charged with domestic violence in October, skated with the team during a practice session.    

The NHL released the following statement on Tuesday:

The Los Angeles Kings have been fined $100,000 for violating the terms of defenseman Slava Voynov's suspension, the National Hockey League announced today.

Voynov skated with teammates today during a Club practice. Such activity is in direct contravention of the terms of the suspension levied Oct. 20, which permit Mr. Voynov to use club facilities and work with team personnel but prohibit his participation in any team-related functions or activities.

On Monday, Voynov pleaded not guilty to the charges levied against him, per Katie Strang of ESPN.com. Voynov is being charged with "one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury" after an October dispute between he and his wife, Marta Varlamova, who has requested he not be charged in the incident.

Per Strang's report, Voynov has been ...

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