The All-NHL diving team gained two new members on Thursday when the league fined New Jersey’s Bobby Farnham and Winnipeg’s Nikolaj Ehlers for embellishment, gross exaggeration, and attempt to flim-flam the on-ice officials.
Farnham had been warned following an incident during a game at Vancouver on Nov. 22. He was fined after picking up a minor for embellishment in a Dec. 30 game at Ottawa.
Ehlers was fined after an incident during a game against Detroit on Dec. 29. He had earlier been warned following a Nov. 21 game against Arizona but apparently misunderstood the sign that said "Fine for diving," taking it to mean that the arena was a fine place to engage in such activity.
The impounded money goes to the players' Emergency Assistance Fund.