NEW YORK - Montreal Canadiens
forward Erik Cole
has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slew-footing Edmonton Oilers
defenseman Jeff Petry
in NHL Game #1008 in Edmonton on Thursday, March 8, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 11:48 of the second period. Cole was assessed a minor penalty for tripping.
The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.