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The high-sticking occurred just over one minute into the first period of Thursday night's game. Van Riemsdyk was not penalized.

By Associated Press
February 08, 2019

NEW YORK — Flyers forward James van Riemsdyk has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Kings defenseman Alec Martinez during Los Angeles' 3-2 shootout win at Philadelphia.

The NHL's Department of Player Safety announced the fine on Friday. Van Riemsdyk was docked the maximum amount under the league's collective bargaining agreement.

The high-sticking occurred just over one minute into the first period of Thursday night's game. Van Riemsdyk was not penalized.

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