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A Serious Matter and A Wrong Message: A Fan’s Thoughts On The Austin Watson Suspension

Photo: NHL Earlier this evening, the NHL and NHL Players’ Association disappointed thousands after a press release revealed that Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson’s suspension for domestic abuse had been reduced from 27 to 18 games by an arbitrator. 

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Missing: How Tom Wilson’s Absence Is Affecting the Capitals

Most of the hockey world is aware that Capitals top-line right wing Tom Wilson was recently suspended for 20 games due to a hit on the St. Blues’ Oskar Sundqvist. Controversy over the hit and suspension aside, this is a … 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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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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Capitals’ Oshie and Kuznetsov React To Schmidt Suspension

Photo: Getty Images The hockey world was shocked on Sunday when the NHL announced that Vegas Golden Knights and ex-Washington Capitals‘ defenseman Nate Schmidt was suspended 20 games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substances program. 

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Golden Knights and Ex-Capitals Defenseman Nate Schmidt Suspended 20 Games By The NHL For Violating League’s Performance Enhancing Substances Program

Photo: Zimbio Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt was suspended 20 games by the NHL for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substances program, the NHL announced on Sunday afternoon. 

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Fire ’em Up!: If Game 3 is Any Indication, The Rest of This Series Is About To Get Flat Out Physical

Peter Diana/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It wasn’t pretty and like Game 2, came with its share of controversy, but the Capitals pulled out a 4-3 win on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their second round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Suspended Four Games by Department of Player Safety

After delivering another questionable hit in the Capitals’ final preseason game against the St. Louis Blues two days ago, right wing Tom Wilson has been suspended four games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. This suspension comes after the … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson to Get Another Player Safety Hearing for Hit on Blues’ Sam Blais

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced this afternoon that Tom Wilson will receive a player safety hearing on Tuesday for a hit delivered on Blues’ forward Sam Blais. The announcement comes just eight days after Wilson got suspended for … Continue reading

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