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Penguins' forward James Neal fined $2,500

Tuesday, 11.29.2011 / 10:27 AM / News

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Penguins' forward James Neal fined $2,500
NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for high-sticking Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban in NHL Game No. 331 Saturday night in Montreal, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 7:10 of the third period. A minor penalty for high-sticking was assessed on the play.

The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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