NHL

Oilers star Connor McDavid gets $5K US fine for elbow on Habs forward

Edmonton Oilers star forward Connor McDavid has been fined $5,000 US by the NHL for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night.

Incident occurred in 1st period of their game on Tuesday night

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has been fined $5,000 US, the maximum allowed under the NHL's collective bargaining agreement, for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred at 17:24 of the first period. McDavid was assessed a minor penalty for roughing.

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Connor McDavid fined for elbowing Habs forward Jesper Kotkaniemi

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Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid has been fined $5,000 US, the maximum allowed under the NHL's collective bargaining agreement, for elbowing Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi on Tuesday night. 1:06

The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

McDavid had his 11-game point streak (seven goals, 16 assists) snapped in the 4-0 loss, but the native of Newmarket, Ont., leads the NHL in scoring with 63 points (21 goals, 42 assists).

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