Predators’ Hartman fined $1,000 for spearing Bruins’ Wagner

Nashville Predators' forward Ryan Hartman (38) has been fined $1,000 for a spearing incident. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

NEW YORK — Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman has been fined $1,000 by the NHL for spearing Boston Bruins forward Chris Wagner.

The incident occurred at 19:04 of the second period of Saturday’s night game between the Predators and Bruins, which Boston won 5-2.

The league’s department of player safety announced the fine Sunday. The money goes to the players’ emergency assistance fund.

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