Tag Archives: NHL Player Safety
Photo: NBC Sports The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday morning that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was fined $5,000 for spearing forward Trent Frederic in the groin with 5:30 left of the team’s 2-1 shootout win over … Continue reading
The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway three games for his involvement in the incident that occurred at the end of the second period of the Capitals-Ducks game on Monday night.
Jets Defenseman Josh Morrisey To Have Player Safety Hearing For Unsportsmanlike Conduct and Interference on T.J. Oshie
Photo: NHL.com Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey will have a player safety hearing on Thursday 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
Photo: CBS Sports After a controversial hit in the Capitals’ final preseason tilt yesterday, right wing Tom Wilson has once again come under scrutiny and faces potential supplementary discipline as a result. The Pittsburgh Penguins are no stranger to Wilson’s … Continue reading
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In the Capitals’ 6-4 loss in Game 1 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, right wing Tom Wilson delivered a late hit on Vegas Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault, one that drew the ire of the … Continue reading
The NHL’s Decision on Anton Stralman’s Hit to Tom Wilson A Missed Opportunity to Send the Correct Message
USA Today After preaching a need for consistency on disciplinary action on illegal hits and plays in the league, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety had a prime opportunity to act upon that need after Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton … Continue reading
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
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
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.
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