WATCH: James Neal Suspended for Kneeing Brad Marchand in Head

Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was suspended five games for kneeing Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand in the head during Saturday’s game, USA Today reported on Monday.

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The Bruins’ Shawn Thornton may also face a suspension for taking a cheap shot at Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik, who was taken off the ice on a stretcher after the incident.

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Shawn Thornton Attack on Brooks Orpik (HD)Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was taken off the ice on a stretcher in the first period against the Boston Bruins. With play stopped, Orpik and Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton were in a confrontation, and Orpik remained injured on the ice. Penguins players immediately called for medical assistance. Thornton and Orpik became involed after…2013-12-08T01:17:06.000Z