Jets Defenceman Byfuglien Fined for Slashing Flames Forward Gaudreau
By The Canadian Press
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.