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Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Vancouver At Washington Preview: Canucks Battle the Capitals In An Early-Afternoon Tilt

Can the Washington Capitals rebound after an ugly outing in New York on Wednesday? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway To Have Hearing For Spitting At Ducks’ Erik Gudbranson

Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway will have a hearing Wednesday morning for spitting at Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson during the brawl late in the second period of the Capitals’ 5-2 win against the Ducks on Monday night.

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Flames’ Milan Lucic Suspended Two Games For Sucker-punching Blue Jackets’ Kole Sherwood, Out Sunday Night at Capitals

Photo: NBC Sports Boston Just prior to their game at the Washington Capitals on Sunday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally or NHL Network nationally), Calgary Flames forward Milan Lucic was suspended two games by the NHL’s Department … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Valentin Zykov Suspended 20 Games By The NHL For Substance Abuse

Photo: Las Vegas Review-Journal The NHL announced on Thursday afternoon that they have suspended Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov for 20 games without pay because he violated the league’s substance abuse program.

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Birdman Back in Action! Evgeny Kuznetsov Scores In First Game Back From Three-game Suspension

Throughout the last several weeks and during his three-game suspension, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov showed remorse and expressed consistently his desire to right the ship and show he is capable of being a consistent presence in the Washington lineup. And … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Speaks With the Media Following NHL Ruling, Talks Suspension, Upcoming Season, and Moving On

Earlier today, the NHL announced that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov would be suspended no more than three games for “inappropriate conduct” related to his positive drug test for cocaine through the International Ice Hockey Federation. After releasing his own statement … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals Release Statements on Suspension by International Ice Hockey Federation

The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was suspended for four years from participating in international play after testing positive for a banned substance was a big one that rippled through the hockey world. … Continue reading

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Reinvented and Effective: Tom Wilson’s Transformation As A Player A Highlight of the 2018-19 Season

Photo: Adam Hunger/Associated Press While the Capitals’ season ended in less than spectacular fashion, it was not without bright spots. One such highlight was the career season put on by right wing Tom Wilson, who bounced back from an early-season … Continue reading

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Report: Hurricanes’ Warren Foegele Avoids Supplemental Discipline For Hit On Capitals’ T.J. Oshie

Photo: TheFanDC According to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele will not be suspended for his hit on Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie with 5:08 left in Game 4 of the First Round series at PNC … Continue reading

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