WATCH: Was this hit by Trent Frederic vs. the Wild over the line?


As a team, the Boston Bruins set a season-high in penalty minutes with 28 in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild at TD Garden.

More than half of those minutes were allotted to Bruins center Trent Frederic, who amassed 16 penalties in minutes in just 7:05 of ice time against the Wild.

Frederic had two fighting majors that were both accompanied by minor penalties, as well as a third minor which accounted for his total. It was a sequence in the second period in which Frederic may have gone a little too far with his physical play, when he received a minor penalty for boarding Kirill Kaprizov -- causing the reigning Calder Trophy winner to leave the game -- and subsequently dropped the gloves with Dmitry Kulikov.

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Was Frederic's hit on Kaprizov over the line?

Given that Frederic has no suspension history, coupled with the fact that he only received a minor in the game, it's unlikely he'll face further discipline for the infraction. But that's not to say it's something he should be making a habit of, either, especially when he's contributing so little on the offensive end.