Canucks’ Pettersson fined for slash on Flames’ Monahan

Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

The NHL’s department of player safety announced Tuesday that Vancouver Canucks star centre Elias Pettersson has been fined $3,987.07, the maximum allowed under the CBA, for slashing Calgary Flames forward Sean Monahan during the teams’ matchup Monday night.

Pettersson was assessed a two-minute high-sticking penalty for the slash, which came with 1:46 left in the second period.

Additionally, the NHL announced that Philadelphia Flyers winger Nicolas Aube-Kubel has been fined $4,633.62 for roughing Buffalo Sabres defenceman Rasmus Dahlin, and Minnesota Wild D-man Greg Pateryn has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking Anaheim Ducks forward Sonny Milano.

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