NHL Player Safety has announced that Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for slashing Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie.
For those who missed the play, here it is:
Kane was clearly provoked by Ritchie and retaliated with a wicked two-handed slash. Ritchie was not injured on the play and both players received slashing minors.
Source: NHL Player Safety
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