Habs forward Erik Cole fined

Updated: March 9, 2012, 10:21 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Montreal forward Erik Cole was fined $2,500 by the NHL on Friday for slew-footing Edmonton defenseman Jeff Petry in the Canadiens' 5-3 victory over the Oilers on Thursday night.

Cole was given a minor penalty for tripping on the second-period play.

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