The National Hockey League announced today that Capitals forward T.J. Oshie has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking. Oshie cross-checked Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang in the second period of Friday's game.
The Colorado Avalanche announced today that center Nathan MacKinnon will miss at least the next 2-4 weeks with an upper-body injury. MacKinnon was injured in Colorado's game on Tuesday.
In 49 games this season MacKinnon has tied a career high with 24 goals and has been a big part of the Avalanche's recent hot streak. His absence will be felt immensely.