The NHL has warned it's teams not to discuss the lockout, and the Detroit Red Wings became the first team that was fined by the league for comments made about the negotiations. The amount of the fine has not been disclosed. Via Lisa Dillman:
No-surprise dept. Per NHL, Red Wings fined 'undisclosed amount' forcomments made by JimDevellano,— lisa dillman (@reallisa) September 22, 2012
Bill Daly of the NHL had the following to say about the reasoning for the fine, again via Lisa Dillman:
NHL's Bill Daly, in statement, "...Such comments are neither constructive nor helpful to the negotiations."— lisa dillman (@reallisa) September 22, 2012
Devellano spoke with the Island Sports News' owner Scott Harrigan on Thursday, the full interview and comments that ran afoul of the NHL can be found here.