By DAVID HANSEN • Updated May 30, 2018 02:02:18The Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Jordan Staals will be fined at least $50k for calling the Pittsburgh Penguins forward Anthony Beauvillier a “porcupine” on social media, according to a league spokesperson.
Staal was the first Penguins player to call Beauvilliers name after the Pens were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Boston Bruins on Saturday.
Staal then called Beauvilliest a “mulatto” and a “scumbag.”
The Penguins defenseman said on Instagram that the tweet was a “poor call,” and he was “saddened” at the tweet.
He also posted on Instagram a picture of himself standing next to Beauvilly’s mother.
How about a porcupin?
The word porcupinate is a dirty word,” he wrote.”
When you have a guy like Anthony Beauvillon in the NHL, who has had so much success and is one of the best defenders in the league, you need to get rid of the word porc.
He is a garbage guy.
A porcupi, as he calls himself, is a porc who is just another trash guy who plays the game of trash.”
Staals said he would apologize to Beauvillier’s mother, and he also offered to work with the family to try to make Beauvillies name less offensive.
The Penguins released a statement on the incident, which included a statement from Beauvillius family that said it was a difficult day for the Beauvillises.
“The family and I are deeply disappointed by the comments made by Jordan Staala.
They are not reflective of our son or our family,” the statement said.
“We will continue to speak out against racism, discrimination and hate, as we have always done.
We are grateful for the outpouring of support from our fans and everyone who has shared our love for Anthony Beauvin, and for the support Jordan has received from the Penguins organization and the community in general.””
For us, this incident is a reminder that there is more work to be done to eradicate racism and racism in our society.
We are grateful for the outpouring of support from our fans and everyone who has shared our love for Anthony Beauvin, and for the support Jordan has received from the Penguins organization and the community in general.”
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Beauvillers mother, Angela Beauvillois, posted on Facebook that she “really felt sick” when she read Staals tweet.
“My heart is broken,” she wrote.
“I feel so sad and angry.
I want him to know that he is loved and that he deserves the love and support he is receiving.
Please don’t hurt him.
It is so hurtful and he deserves so much better.”
Stal’s tweet was also the first time Staal used racial epithets in public.
On Feb. 24, Staal posted a photo of himself with teammate Alex Steen on Instagram, along with a caption that read, “A porc, as you call yourself, is the type of guy who is the most hated player in the game.
This is a big deal.
A puke puke.”
In March 2018, Staals called a Pittsburgh Steelers player a black ball and a white boy.
He also called teammate Ryan Malone a “douchebag” and said a white man’s “stupid eyes” were the “worst thing ever.”