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by Paul on 04/05/06 at 02:22 PM ET
The National Hockey League has fined Atlanta forward Ilya Kovalchuk $2,500 for his slash on Ottawa's Chris Neil. Kovalchuk and Neil were lining up for a faceoff midway through the second period when the Thrashers forward slashed him in the wrist, sending the Ottawa forward crumpling to the ice.update 2:24pm, Add Exelby to another player short $2500. via TSN,
Meanwhile, the league also conducted a disciplinary hearing with Exelby, who cross checked Ottawa's Tyler Arnason in the head during the same game, and opted for the fine instead of a suspension.
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