Tag Archives: NHL Player Safety

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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Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended for Two Games

Kevin Shattenkirk has been suspended for two games. The newly-acquired defenseman had a phone hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player safety this afternoon after charging Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during Saturday’s 4-2 loss. 

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Whip-Shawed: NHL Commits Unforced Error With Shaw Suspension

Photo: Washington Post   It’s one of the favorite pastimes amongst sports fans: debating suspensions. No matter what the sport or the infraction, there is never universal agreement when it comes to either the decision to or extent of suspending a … Continue reading

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