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Penguins' Neal suspended for one game

Tuesday, 04.17.2012 / 10:38 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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Penguins' Neal suspended for one game
Penguins forward James Neal has been suspended for one game for charging Flyers forward Claude Giroux during Game 3 of their first-round series.

NEW YORK -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been suspended for one game for charging Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux during Game 3 of the teams’ Eastern Conference Quarterfinal playoff series Sunday in Philadelphia, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 15:18 of the third period. Neal was assessed a minor penalty for charging and a game misconduct.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=172993.