Sharks Forward Kane Fined
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been fined $5,000 for elbowing Washington defenseman Radko Gudas.
Kane was fined the maximum amount under the collective bargaining agreement Wednesday for his hit the previous night against Gudas.
Kane was given a major penalty and game misconduct when he elbowed Gudas with 5:07 remaining in Washington's 5-2 win over San Jose. Kane avoided any suspension for the infraction.
The NHL also fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning's 3-2 overtime win.
Johansen elbowed Point at 9:07 of the second period of Tuesday's game. He was assessed a major penalty and a game misconduct.