Capitals Garnet Hathaway fined for diving

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The NHL fined Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway $2,000 on Thursday for diving/embellishment.

Players are issued a warning for their first violation of NHL Rule 64. A second citation triggers a $2,000 fine, with further transgressions escalating the dollar amount.

Hathaway received a warning in the Capitals’ Feb. 24 game against the host New York Rangers.

His second offense came at 14:49 of the third period during a March 18 win at Carolina. Hurricanes forward Vincent Trocheck received a minor penalty for interference on the play.

Hathaway, 30, has a career-high 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) through 60 games this season. He has 95 points (41 goals, 54 assists) in 357 career games with the Calgary Flames and Capitals.

–Field Level Media