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NHL fines Predators' Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning's 3-2 overtime win.

The league's Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday, which is the maximum amount allowed under the collective bargaining agreement.

Johansen elbowed Point at 9:07 of the second period of Tuesday's game. He was assessed a major penalty and a game misconduct.

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Updated December 4, 2019