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Marc-Edouard Vlasic fined for dangerous use of stick

San Jose defenseman assessed $5,000 for incident with Ottawa's Erik Karlsson

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for dangerous use of the stick involving Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson during NHL Game No. 441 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 19:04 of the second period.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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