Tag Archives: NHL Player Safety

Tom Wilson Not Suspended For Hit on Jonathan Marchessault

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

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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

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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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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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Oshie fined $5K for cross-checking Letang

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie was fined $5,000 for cross-checking Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Player Safety announced Saturday. The fine is the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: ‘Bad Boy Willy’ and Revving the Engines

The 2017 NHL Preseason is in the books, CSN Capitals is now NBC Sports Washington, Mr. Wilson, to the principal’s office, “Caps Talk” is back, thinking of Las Vegas and more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Singing the Blues and Preparing for Hurricanes

Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP Tom Wilson suspended, Tyler Graovac grabs Caps fans attention, defensive prospects are on the hot seat, singing the Blues and preparing for the Hurricanes, Caps top defensive pair returns tonight, Beagle is back, Justin Williams returns … Continue reading

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No Hearing For Matt Niskanen’s Hit on Sidney Crosby

The NHL has decided that Matt Niskanen’s five-minute major and game misconduct penalty in last night’s game against the Penguins was sufficient discipline for his hit on the Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby. 

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