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Red Wings' Legwand and Penguins' Neal fined $5,000 each

TSN.ca Staff

3/21/2014 3:50:21 PM

Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal and Detroit Red Wings forward David Legwand have bobth been handed $5,000 fines by the National Hockey League on Friday.

Legwand has been for butt-ending Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin in in Detroit's 5-4 overtime victory on Thursday.

The incident occurred at 16:14 of the third period. Legwand was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for butt-ending.

Neal was fined for cross-checking Red Wings forward Luke Glendening in the same game.

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