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Martin Hanzal fined $5,000 for high-sticking

Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth.

Penalty occurred during Phoenix's win over Vancouver Thursday

Martin Hanzal of the Phoenix Coyotes during a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on December 28, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Phoenix Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth.

The NHL announced the fine on Friday.

The high-sticking double-minor penalty occurred at 15:55 of the third period in the Coyotes' 1-0 win over the Canucks on Thursday night.

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