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Jets Defenceman Byfuglien Fined for Slashing Flames Forward Gaudreau

December 28, 2018 7:46 PM | The Canadian Press

By The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien

Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33), scores the game-winning goal in overtime on Calgary Flames goaltender Jeff Glass (31) during pre-season NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

NEW YORK — The NHL has fined Winnipeg defenceman Dustin Byfuglien US $2,500 for slashing Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau.

The incident occurred late in the Flames’ 4-1 win at Winnipeg on Thursday night.

Byfuglien was assessed a minor penalty for slashing on the play.

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