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Peter Holland of Coyotes fined for punching opponent

Arizona forward disciplined for incident with unsuspecting Lightning forward Ondrej Palat @NHLdotcom

NEW YORK - Arizona Coyotes forward Peter Holland has been fined $3,611.11, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for punching an unsuspecting opponent, Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ondrej Palat, during NHL Game No. 698 in Arizona on Saturday, Jan. 21, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 9:05 of the second period. Holland was assessed a minor penalty for roughing.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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