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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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