Toronto Maple Leafs’ Zach Hyman fined $5K for high-sticking

Apr 15, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman (11) knocks Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk (4) to the ice during the third period at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets defenseman Neal Pionk, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Friday.

The fine is the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement.

The incident occurred with 1:44 remaining in the third period of the Maple Leafs’ 5-2 loss to the Jets on Thursday. Hyman was assessed a minor penalty for high-sticking.

Hyman, 28, has recorded 33 points (15 goals, 18 assists) and 28 penalty minutes in 42 games this season.

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