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Oilers’ Zack Kassian Suspended Seven Games For Kicking Lightning’s Erik Cernak

Photo: Hockey Troll The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Friday night that Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for seven games for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak during the first period of the Oilers’ … Continue reading

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Stars’ Corey Perry Suspended Five Games For Elbowing Predators’ Ryan Ellis, Pushes Return To Anaheim Back

Photo: CBC The NHL announced on Friday evening that Dallas Stars forward Corey Perry has been suspended five games by the league’s Department of Player Safety for elbowing Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis in the head during the 2020 NHL … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway To Have Hearing For Spitting At Ducks’ Erik Gudbranson

Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway will have a hearing Wednesday morning for spitting at Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson during the brawl late in the second period of the Capitals’ 5-2 win against the Ducks on Monday night.

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Flames’ Milan Lucic Suspended Two Games For Sucker-punching Blue Jackets’ Kole Sherwood, Out Sunday Night at Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Boston Just prior to their game at the Washington Capitals on Sunday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NHL Network nationally), Calgary Flames forward Milan Lucic was suspended two games by the NHL’s Department … Continue reading

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Report: Tom Wilson Avoids Suspension For Hit On Devils Forward Brett Seney

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Forward Tom Wilson will not face supplemental discipline for his hit on New Jersey Devils forward Brett Seney in the Washington Capitals‘ 6-3 victory over the Devils on Friday night at Capital One Arena, according to … Continue reading

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Jets Defenseman Josh Morrissey Fined $8,467.74 For Hit on T.J. Oshie

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey has been fined $8,467.74, the most allowable under the CBA, for unsportsmanlike conduct and interference on Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie in the Jets’ 3-1 victory over the Capitals on Wednesday night at Bell MTS … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Likely To Appeal Suspension According To Todd Reirden

Photo: CBS Sports Washington Capitals‘ forward Tom Wilson will likely appeal the 20-game suspension that the NHL Department of Player Safety gave him on Wednesday afternoon, head coach Todd Reirden said right before the team’s first road game against the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Suspended 20 Games

It’s opening night for the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. An opening night unlike any other for Capitals fans world-wide, as they greet the new day with great joy and anticipation in seeing the franchise’s first championship banner hoisted to … Continue reading

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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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