Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/18/12

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Jordan Staal #11 of the Pittsburgh Penguins fights Nate Thompson #11 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on November 27, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Penguins 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal was fined $2,500 for boarding by the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety on Saturday for boarding Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn.

Staal cross-checked Coburn from behind into the end boards in the second period of the Penguins' 6-4 win on Saturday versus the Flyers. Stall was issued a minor penalty for boarding and Coburn was not injured on the play.

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