Tag Archives: NHL Department of Player Safety

San Jose’s Brenden Dillon to Have Hearing for Slashing Madison Bowey

The Capitals’ 4-1 win over the San Jose Sharks last night was an eventful one, from beginning to end. Just before the end of the game, Caps defenseman Madison Bowey took a vicious slash from Sharks defenseman Brenden Dillon, and … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson to Get Another Player Safety Hearing for Hit on Blues’ Sam Blais

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced this afternoon that Tom Wilson will receive a player safety hearing on Tuesday for a hit delivered on Blues’ forward Sam Blais. The announcement comes just eight days after Wilson got suspended for … Continue reading

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Update: Wilson Suspended 2 Preseason Games for Hit on Blues’ Thomas

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced this afternoon that Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for two preseason games for a late hit he delivered on Blues’ forward Robert Thomas in Washington’s 4-0 loss to St. Louis on Friday. 

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Tom Wilson to receive​ Player Safety Hearing for Hit on Blues’ Robert Thomas

Tom Wilson will get a player safety hearing for the hit he delivered on Blues’ forward Robert Thomas in Washington’s 4-0 loss to St. Louis on Friday. Wilson did not get penalized for the hit in the game, but Blues’ … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Malkin Hit Versus the Shattenkirk Hit: What’s the Difference?

How does one of these illegal checks receive a suspension, and the other illegal check does not? Continue reading

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DoPS | Consistently Inconsistent

Photo: USA Today. Head Coach, Barry Trotz, discussing the 3-game suspension handed down to Orpik. Trotz implied that the decision by the DoPS was influenced by our current opponent, The Pittsburgh Penguins. The NHL Department of Player Safety recently sentenced … Continue reading

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Flyers Bellemare Suspended One Game For Orlov Hit

The NHL Department of Player Safety has determined that Flyers Pierre-Edouard Bellemare will be suspended one game, and it wasn’t unexpected…to most. 

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