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Penguins' Neal fined $5,000 for cross-checking

Friday, 03.21.2014 / 3:27 PM / Department of Player Safety News

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Penguins' Neal fined $5,000 for cross-checking
Pittsburgh Penguins' James Neal fined $5,000 for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings' Luke Glendening.

NEW YORKPittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening in NHL Game No. 1046 in Detroit on Thursday, March 20, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 5:19 of the second period. Neal was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking.

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