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Jets’ Chiarot fined for cross-checking Coyotes’ Cousins

February 26, 2019
Arizona Coyotes center Nick Cousins, right, grimaces as he is cross-checked by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot (7) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Coyotes center Nick Cousins, right, grimaces as he is cross-checked by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot (7) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ben Chiarot has been fined for cross-checking Arizona Coyotes forward Nick Cousins during Arizona’s 4-1 victory on Sunday night.

The league announced Monday that Chiarot has been fined $3,763, the maximum allowed under the labor contract.

Chiarot was assessed a minor penalty for the play, which occurred late in the second period.

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