Canadiens forward Cole fined $2,500 for slew-foot

Associated Press

3/9/2012 10:07:51 PM

NEW YORK -- Montreal forward Erik Cole was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for slew-footing Edmonton defenceman Jeff Petry in the Canadiens' 5-3 victory over the Oilers on Thursday night.

Cole was given a minor penalty for tripping on the second-period play.