PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin has been fined the maximum allowable amount of $5,000 for high-sticking an Ottawa player.
The NHL Player Safety announced that Malkin is facing a $5,000 fine for high-sticking Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: The Weekend Starts Cool And Cloudy
Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for High-sticking Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau.
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Pageau is also facing a fine to the tune of $2,500 for roughing Malkin.
Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been fined $2,500, for Roughing Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin.
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The Pens beat the Senators 5-2, with Malkin responsible for two of those goals.