Phoenix Coyotes' Martin Hanzal (11), of the Czech Republic, skates away after knocking Vancouver Canucks' David Booth (7) to the ice, but earned a four-minute high-sticking penalty on the play, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 1-0. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
(The Associated Press)
NEW YORK – 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.