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Hartley fined $50,000 after brawl between Flames and Canucks


Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley has been fined $50,000 by the NHL for what the league calls “his responsibility” for a line brawl that broke out late in the third period of Game 2 between his team and the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.

A total of 132 penalty minutes were handed out in the melee.

The league also announced that Deryk Engelland’s game misconduct for instigating a fight in the final minutes was rescinded.

This isn’t the first time Hartley has been disciplined for such an incident. In January of 2014, he was fined $25,000 for what the league called a “premeditated fight” after another line brawl started between the Flames and Canucks right off the opening faceoff at Rogers Arena.

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