November 5, 2021, 3:34 PM
NEW YORK — Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has been fined $5,000 by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for high-sticking Dallas Stars defenceman John Klingberg.
Tkachuk was assessed a minor penalty for high sticking Dallas defenceman John Klingberg in the Stars’ 4-3 overtime win in Calgary on Thursday. The $5,000 is the maximum allowable under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement.
The incident occurred at 7:40 of the third period.
Tkachuk’s fine goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
The 23-year-old has five goals and 12 points in 10 games this season for Calgary.