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Islanders' Nielsen fined $5K for slashing Coyotes' Hanzal

The Canadian Press

10/9/2013 5:33:58 PM

NEW YORK -- New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Wednesday for slashing Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal on Tuesday night.

Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for slashing in the third period of New York's 6-1 home victory.