Capitals Insider: NHL discipline


Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Dmitry Orlov suspended two games for boarding Flyers’ Brayden Schenn

The defenseman will be eligible to return Saturday against Phoenix.

By Katie Carrera  |  04:31 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, Dmitry Orlov, NHL discipline

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 03/02/2014

Will Dmitry Orlov be suspended for boarding Philadelphia’s Brayden Schenn? (Video)

The hit and five-minute major penalty cost the Caps Sunday’s game. But was it suspension worthy?

By Katie Carrera  |  06:00 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, Dmitry Orlov, NHL discipline

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Oates: Mike Weber’s dangerous hit on Nicklas Backstrom ‘should have been a penalty’

Should the Sabres’ defenseman receive supplemental discipline for his hit on Nicklas Backstrom?

By Katie Carrera  |  12:56 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Sabres, NHL discipline, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 12:57 AM ET, 12/31/2013

Alex Ovechkin upset referees missed headshot by Chris Neil

The star winger calls out Monday night’s officials.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:57 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Sens, NHL discipline

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Tom Wilson on his hit against Brayden Schenn: ‘I cost the team the game’

The Capitals’ rookie makes his first comments about his hit and disciplinary hearing.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:19 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Flyers, NHL discipline, Tom Wilson

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 12/19/2013

No suspension for Tom Wilson

Capitals rookie Tom Wilson was not suspended for his charging hit on Flyers’ Brayden Schenn in second period of Tuesday night’s loss.

By Katie Carrera  |  06:07 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, NHL discipline, Tom Wilson

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Oates defends Tom Wilson as Capitals await NHL discipline ruling

Coach Adam Oates maintains that Brayden Schenn could have avoided the brunt of Tom Wilson’s hit.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:04 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Flyers, NHL discipline, Tom Wilson

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Tom Wilson will have disciplinary hearing Thursday for hit on Brayden Schenn

The Capitals rookie could receive up to a five-game suspension for his hit.

By Katie Carrera  |  02:26 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, NHL discipline, Tom Wilson

Posted at 12:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Adam Oates on Tom Wilson’s hit against Brayden Schenn: ‘It’s a clean hit’

The Capitals and Flyers react to Wilson’s hit on Brayden Schenn.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps-Flyers, NHL discipline, Tom Wilson

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 12/14/2013

Capitals’ Eric Fehr returns to game after being hit in the head by Florida’s Erik Gudbranson

Eric Fehr: “That was a close call, definitely. It definitely stung me. I think I dodged a bullet there.“

By Katie Carrera  |  12:23 AM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Panthers, Eric Fehr, Hits to the head, Injuries, NHL discipline, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Richard Panik suspended two games for boarding Karl Alzner

Check out the NHL’s suspension explanation.

By Katie Carrera  |  08:02 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Lightning, Karl Alzner, NHL, NHL discipline

Posted at 12:30 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Troy Brouwer on collision with Derek Stepan: ‘I pride myself on being an honest player’ (updated)

Troy Brouwer says his hit on Derek Stepan was accidental. “I pride myself on being an honest player and tried to get out of the way without causing as much damage as possible.“

By Katie Carrera  |  12:30 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Rangers, NHL discipline, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 10:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Jason Chimera fined for boarding Oilers’ Justin Schultz

Capitals winger Jason Chimera has been fined for his hit on Edmonton defenseman Justin Schultz in Monday night’s game.

By Katie Carrera  |  10:54 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Oilers, Fines, Jason Chimera, NHL discipline

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 02/04/2013

John Erskine on suspension: 'I don't think it was a reckless play'

The Caps defenseman says he's 'not happy' with his three-game ban for elbowing Wayne Simmonds.

By Mark Giannotto  |  02:19 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Erskine, NHL discipline, Suspensions

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 02/02/2013

John Erskine suspended three games for elbowing

Capitals defenseman John Erskine won't be eligible to return to the lineup until Feb. 9 against Florida.

By Katie Carrera  |  07:46 PM ET, 02/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps-Flyers, John Erskine, NHL discipline, Suspensions

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 02/02/2013

John Erskine faces disciplinary hearing for elbow (updated)

The Capitals defenseman could face supplemental discipline for elbowing Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds.

By Katie Carrera  |  12:26 AM ET, 02/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps-Flyers, John Erskine, Matt Hendricks, NHL discipline