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Capitals’ Anthony Mantha Fined $5,000 For Goalie Interference On Bruins’ Tuukka Rask In Game 4

Photo: Daily Herald The NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Saturday morning that Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for goalie interference against Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask in Game … Continue reading

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“We Are Extremely Disappointed”: New York Rangers Release Statement Condemning NHL For Not Suspending Capitals’ Tom Wilson for “Horrifying Act of Violence”

After the ice chips had settled and the Washington Capitals’ chaotic game against the New York Rangers on Monday night was over, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety fined Capitals right wing Tom Wilson $5,000 for his involvement in a … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Suspended Seven Games For Boarding Bruins’ Brandon Carlo

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Saturday evening that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for seven games for boarding defenseman Brandon Carlo in the team’s 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Friday. Wilson will … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Offered In-Person Hearing For Hit On Bruins’ Brandon Carlo

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Saturday morning that Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been offered an in-person hearing for boarding defenseman Brandon Carlo in the team’s 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins on Friday night.

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No Hearing For Nic Dowd’s Hit To Eric Staal

There will be no hearing by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) for the hit made by Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd on Buffalo Sabres Eric Staal in Thursday night’s Capitals-Sabres game.

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Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson Goes From “On Fire” to “Hot Water”

Photo: @Capitals WASINGTON, DC — From the drop of the puck it looked like the Capitals had tonight’s game against the New Jeresy Devils well under control. Their top line came out to a quick start, which is relatively unusual … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Suspended Four Games by Department of Player Safety

After delivering another questionable hit in the Capitals’ final preseason game against the St. Louis Blues two days ago, right wing Tom Wilson has been suspended four games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. This suspension comes after the … Continue reading

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