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Videos- Joseph Blandisi And Devante Smith-Pelly Fined For Diving/Embellishment

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Devils forward Joseph Blandisi has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

Blandisi was issued a Warning following an incident flagged by NHL Hockey Operations during NHL Game No. 847 against the Philadelphia Flyers on Feb. 16. His second Citation, which triggered the $2,000 fine, was issued for an incident at 13:14 of the second period during NHL Game No. 893 against the New York Rangers on Feb. 23. Blandisi drew a minor penalty for interference to Rangers defenseman Dylan McIlrath and was assessed a minor penalty for embellishment on the play.

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Devils forward Devante Smith-Pelly has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.

Smith-Pelly, acquired by the Devils in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on Feb. 29, received both Citations playing for his former club. Accordingly, the fine will be included in Montreal accumulation totals.

Smith-Pelly was issued a Warning following an incident flagged by NHL Hockey Operations during NHL Game No. 512 at Minnesota on Dec. 22. His second Citation, which triggered the $2,000 fine, was issued for an incident at 6:16 of the second period during NHL Game No. 902 at Washington on Feb. 24. Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom received a minor penalty for slashing on the play.

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Joseph Blandisi

 

 

Devante Smith-Pelly

 

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