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Islanders star John Tavares fined for slash on Devils forward Parise

NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York Islanders forward John Tavares has been fined US$2,500 by the NHL for slashing New Jersey forward Zach Parise in a game Friday afternoon.

The slash occurred at 3:51 of the second period. No penalty was assessed on the play.

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The fine is the maximum amount allowed under the collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association.