Pittsburgh Penguins forward Neal slapped with $2,500 fine for high-sticking

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been fined US$2,500 for high-sticking Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban during a game last Saturday in Montreal.

Neal was assessed a minor penalty on the play. The Penguins defeated the Canadiens 4-3.

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The money from the fine, which is the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.