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NHL docks Blackhawks’ Kane, Wild’s Dumba $5K for penalties

November 28, 2017

Chicago Blackhawks' Alex DeBrincat (12) celebrates with teammate Patrick Kane (88) after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane $5,000 for slashing and Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

The punishments were issued by the league’s player safety department on Tuesday.

Kane was assessed a minor penalty for slashing Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie late in the third period of Chicago’s 7-3 victory on Monday.

Dumba was given a minor penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct at the end of the first period of Minnesota’s 7-2 loss at Winnipeg on Monday. Dumba squirted water at Jets forward Joel Armia.

The fine money is designated to go to the players’ emergency assistance fund.

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