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Malkin fined for actions in Penguins game against Senators

Center assessed $5,000 for high-sticking Pageau

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for high sticking Ottawa Senators forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau during NHL Game No. 612 in Pittsburgh on Monday, Dec. 30, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:40 of the third period. Malkin was assessed a minor penalty for high sticking.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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