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Ekman-Larsson fined for slashing in Coyotes game against Avalanche

Defenseman penalized $5,000 for penalty against Andrighetto

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Colorado Avalanche forward Sven Andrighetto during NHL Game No. 1052 today in Denver, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced.

The incident occurred at 13:54 of the third period. Ekman-Larsson was assessed minor penalties for slashing and cross-checking on the play.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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