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NEW YORK (Dec. 17, 2015) – Ottawa Senators forward Zack Smith has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today.
NHL Rule 64 is designed to bring attention to and more seriously penalize players (and teams) who repeatedly dive and embellish in an attempt to draw penalties. Fines are assessed to players and head coaches on a graduated scale outlined below:
15:37 NYR Chris Kreider Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Zack Smith
15:37 OTT Zack Smith Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Chris Kreider
15:37 NYR Chris Kreider Instigator - 2 min against Zack Smith
15:37 NYR Chris Kreider Misconduct (10 min) - 10 min against Zack Smith
15:37 OTT Zack Smith Interference - 2 min against Derek Stepan
Stepan went to the dressing room but did return for the 3rd period.
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Regarding the hit, Smith received 2 for an illegal check to the head. Will he face the wrath of Shanahan?
I would just let the call stand, no injury and the hit did not seem that bad.