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Islanders' Nielsen fined $5,000 for slashing incident

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The NHL on Wednesday fined New York Islanders forward Frans Nielsen $5,000.

Nielsen was fined by the NHL's Department of Player Safety for slashing visiting Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal during a game on Tuesday.

The penalty occurred at 13:42 of the third period. Nielsen was assessed a minor penalty for his actions, as well.
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