NEW YORK (April 17, 2012) – 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