Oilers F Draisaitl gets $5K fine for dangerous trip on Horvat

14 Nov 2023
Leon Draisaitl

Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was fined $5,000 on Tuesday for a dangerous trip on New York Islanders centre Bo Horvat.

Draisaitl received a two-minute minor for the trip on Horvat in the second period of the Oilers' 4-1 win on Monday night. He appeared to cross-checks Horvat's leg as players fought for the puck along the boards.

Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for a dangerous trip on NY Islanders’ Bo Horvat.

— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 14, 2023

The 28-year-old has six goals and 19 points in 14 games with the Oilers this season while picking up 22 penalty minutes.

The $5,000 fine is the maximum allowable for Draisaitl, who carries a cap hit of $8.5 million through next season.

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