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Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty fined $2,500 for slashing

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Posted at 9:59 PM, Aug 16, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Vegas Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty has been fined $2,500 for slashing Chicago Blackhawks forward Alex DeBrincat during tonight's game.

The Golden Knights led the series 3-0 heading into Game 4 of the first round of the playoffs before suffering a 3-1 loss in this game.

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The slashing incident occurred at 19:48 of the third period as DeBrinccat made his way towards the Knights' empty net.

The money from the fine will go to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.

Game 5 of the series will take place in Edmonton on Aug. 18.