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Tom Wilson is Suspended Three Games for Hit on Zach Aston-Reese

The NHL Department of Player Safety has reviewed Tom Wilson’s hit on Zach Aston-Reece from Tuesday night’s Game 3 and has determined that Wilson will be suspended for three games. 

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Tom Wilson to Have Hearing for Hit on Zach Aston-Reese

About midway through the second period of Tuesday night’s Game 3 second round series between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins, Tom Wilson was at it again. As center Zach Aston-Reese was heading to center ice along the boards in … Continue reading

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No Hearing from NHL Department of Player Safety on Tom Wilson’s Hit on Brian Dumoulin

The NHL Department of Player Safety has reviewed the Tom Wilson hit on Brian Dumoulin and has determined no hearing or disciplinary action is necessary regarding the hit. This news was first reported by Greg Wyshynski of ESPN. 

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Will Tom Wilson be Suspended for his Hit on Brian Dumoulin?

Early in the second period of Game 2 on Sunday afternoon, Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin collided with Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin. As Dumoulin had the puck, he saw Ovechkn in front of him getting ready to deliver a hit … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie and Barry Trotz React to Fine

During Friday night’s loss to the Penguins, T.J. Oshie cross checked Kris Letang by the boards late in the second period. On Saturday morning, the NHL Department of Player Safety issued Oshie a $5,000 fine. After the Capitals had their … Continue reading

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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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