Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp and Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson collide during third period NHL hockey action in Ottawa on Friday March 2, 2012.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has fined Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson $2,500 for slashing Florida's Sean Bergenheim during a game over the weekend.
The incident happened at 14:06 of the third period in Florida's 4-2 win over Ottawa on Sunday.
Karlsson received a minor penalty for the slash.
The $2,500 goes to the players' emergency assistance fund.