Jordin Tootoo Fined For Diving

The NHL announced Thursday that they are fining New Jersey Devils forward Jordin Tootoo $2,000 for his second diving/embellishment infraction of the season.

Tootoo was not given a diving penalty for the embellishment the NHL released video of on Thursday. It was a January 4 game against the Detroit Red Wings where Tootoo is hit from the side entering the zone on the forecheck. The seemingly light check produces a big reaction from the 5-foot-9 Tootoo.

It’s his second violation of the season, automatically triggering a $2,000 fine.

His first violation of the season came early, in an October 18 game against the Rangers, the league noted in their announcement of the fine.

The 32-year-old depth forward has three goals and eight points in 24 games this season.

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