NEW YORK - Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette has been fined $2,500 for high-sticking Florida Panthers forward Frank Vatrano during NHL Preseason Game No. 83 in Sunrise, Fla., on Thursday, Sept. 26, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 18:12 of the third period. Paquette was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking.
The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.