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Downie fined, not suspended

Updated: March 16, 2010, 6:52 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The NHL has fined Steve Downie an undisclosed amount, but has chosen not to suspend the Tampa Bay Lightning winger for his incident with Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby on Sunday.

Downie told the St. Petersburg Times that he was fine $1,000 for taking down Crosby during Sunday's game. Downie said he spoke to league disciplinarian Colin Campbell on Tuesday morning. He also confirned there will not be a suspension.

"He called it a dangerous play," Downie said.

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