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Tom Wilson Offered In-Person Player Safety Hearing For Hit On Oskar Sundqvist

Photo: Nick Wass, AP Washington Capitals‘ forward Tom Wilson was offered an in-person hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Sunday for his hit on St. Louis Blues’ forward Oskar Sundqvist in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Blues. … Continue reading

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Will Tom Wilson Be Suspended For Hit On Oskar Sundqvist?

Photo: NBC Washington After a strong postseason, forward Tom Wilson was expected to begin the season on the first line with forward Alex Ovechkin and center Evgeny Kuznetsov but he might have to wait before he skates in that spot. 

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Blues’ Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo Suspended For The Remainder Of Preseason and One Regular Season Game For Hit on Michal Kempny

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The NHL announced on Thursday that St. Louis Blues’ defenseman Robert Bortuzzo is suspended for the rest of the preseason (two games) and the Blues’ season opener for his hit to the head on Washington Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Isn’t Pleased with hit by Anton Stralman, Believes NHL Department of Player Safety Needs to Review

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images At 8:58 of the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning, there was a big hit from Anton Stralman on Tom Wilson along the boards … Continue reading

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Capitals Defenseman Michal Kempny gets Fined for Cross-Checking Cedric Paquette

On Monday afternoon, the NHL Department of Player Safety issued a fine on Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny worth $2,419.35 for cross checking Cedric Paquette in the face during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. … Continue reading

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After Tom Wilson’s 3-Game Ban, the NHL Needs to Fix Rule 48

The Washington Capitals will be shorthanded for the next 3 games, as forward Tom Wilson was handed a 3-game suspension from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday evening.  The suspension was praised by Penguins fans, and it left … Continue reading

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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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