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Andrew Ference fined for gesture

Updated: April 22, 2011, 8:07 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference was fined $2,500 "for an obscene gesture" in Game 4 against the Canadiens Thursday night, the NHL announced.

After the game and again Friday, he said he had no intention of giving the fans at Bell Centre the middle finger after he scored a goal at 9:59 of the second period. He had a call with NHL vice president of hockey operations Mike Murphy on Friday.

"I talked to Mike Murphy this morning, and I explained the same thing I told you guys last ...

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