Predators’ Ryan Johansen fined for elbow on Lightning’s Brayden Point

Watch as Ryan Johansen catches Brayden Point with an elbow to the head, the refs would review the play and Johansen was given a 5-minute major and a game misconduct.

Nashville Predators centre Ryan Johansen has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowed under the CBA, for elbowing Tampa Bay Lightning centre Brayden Point during the second period of their game Tuesday, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced.

Johansen received a major penalty and game misconduct after hitting Point with his left elbow at 9:10 of the second in the Predators’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Lightning.

Johansen has 17 points in 27 games this season with Nashville.

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