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Scandella of Sabres fined $5,000 for slashing Hornqvist

Buffalo defenseman penalized for action against Penguins forward on Tuesday

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist during NHL Game No. 267 in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 10:21 of the second period. Scandella was assessed a minor penalty for slashing.

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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