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Flyers forward Hartnell fined $5,000 for spearing

Monday, 04.14.2014 / 11:58 AM / Department of Player Safety News

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Flyers forward Hartnell fined $5,000 for spearing
Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell has been fined $5,000 for spearing Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Bellemore

NEW YORK – Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell has been fined $5,000 for spearing Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Bellemore in NHL Game No. 1222 in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 13, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 13:09 of the third period. Hartnell was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for spearing.

The fine money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.