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NHL fines Maple Leafs defenceman Timmins for cross-checking Seattle's Tanev

NEW YORK — The NHL has fined Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Conor Timmins US$2,864.58 for cross-checking Kraken forward Brandon Tanev during a game Sunday night in Seattle.

The amount is the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and the NHL Players' Association.

The incident occurred 2:12 into the game. Timmins was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

Toronto won the game 3-1.

The Maple Leafs return to action after a four-game road trip when they host the Central Division-leading Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2024.

The Canadian Press