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Wild’s Scandella fined for Oshie headshot

T.J. Oshie, Marco Scandella

T.J. Oshie, Marco Scandella


Minnesota defenseman Marco Scandella has been fined $2,755.38 -- 50% of one day’s average salary -- for his illegal check to the head of T.J. Oshie on Saturday night, the NHL has announced.

Scandella was whistled for a minor penalty on the play, as seen here:

Oshie missed some time following the hit but returned to the contest, finishing with over 15 minutes of ice time.