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Panthers defenceman Ed Jovanovski fined $5,000 by NHL for elbowing Blue Jackets’ Corey Tropp

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Florida Panthers defenceman Ed Jovanovski was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Sunday for elbowing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp on Saturday night.

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Jovanovski was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for elbowing in the first period of the Blue Jackets’ 3-2 victory over the Panthers.