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Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game For High-Sticking Capitals’ Anthony Mantha

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday that New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game after high-sticking forward Anthony Mantha in the team’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Could Try To Trade Evgeny Kuznetsov After This Season

Photo: NHL.com According to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, the Washington Capitals could put center Evgeny Kuznetsov on the trade block after this season after the 28-year-old was scratched for Monday’s 5-3 win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Chandler Stephenson Suspended Three Games For Elbowing Kings’ Tobias Bjornfoot

Photo: Reuters The NHL Department of Player Safety announced prior to the Vegas Golden Knights’ game against the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday (10:30 PM ET, NBCSN) that forward Chandler Stephenson has been suspended for three games after … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Tom Wilson on Returning to the Lineup Soon: “It’s Crunch Time Now. This Is When We Ramp Everything Up”

On Friday, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spoke to the media following today’s optional morning skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex prior to hosting the New York Rangers (7 PM ET, NHL Network nationally, and NBC Sports Washington locally). He discussed … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan on Tom Wilson’s Suspension: “We Get Into A Situation That Doesn’t Exactly Fit Into A Suspendable Hit Situation”

On Friday, Washington Capitals senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media at the halfway point of the condensed 56-game 2020-21 season. He discussed forward Tom Wilson’s seven-game suspension and why it’s a frustrating situation.

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Report: Capitals’ Tom Wilson Will Not Appeal Seven-Game Suspension

Photo: WCVB According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will not appeal the seven-game suspension handed to him by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Saturday for his hit on defenseman Brandon Carlo in the … Continue reading

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A Milestone And a Cloud of Controversy – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers – November 8, 1997

NHL Under normal circumstances, barring strikes, lockouts, or pandemics, the NHL in early November is a month into their regular season.  This particular Retro Recap, Diane details a game from that time frame during the 1997-98 season, specifically, the Capitals’ game … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Ryan Reaves Suspended For First Game Of Western Conference Final After Head Shot On Canucks’ Tyler Motte In Game 7

Photo: LVRJ The NHL Department Of Player Safety announced on Saturday night that Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended for Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the Dallas Stars for an illegal check to the … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Matt Niskanen Suspended For One Game After Hitting Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher In Jaw During Game 5

Screencap: TSN The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday evening that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been suspended for Game 6 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series after cross-checking Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher in the … Continue reading

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“Backstrom From the Brink” – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks – March 14, 2010

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have captured three President’s Trophies (best record at the end of the season) in their nearly 46-year history, all coming within the previous decade. While the team dominated regular season play in … Continue reading

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