Gary Bettman Affirms Tom Wilson 20 Games

The National Hockey League seems to have a discipline problem on their hands, specifically a problem with holding their players to their full suspensions. This comes after Nashville Predators Austin Watson's 27 game suspension for domestic violence was reduced to 18 games after a neutral arbitrator was brought in to his appeal, yet Washington Capital's … Continue reading Gary Bettman Affirms Tom Wilson 20 Games

Nashville Predators’ Austin Watson Suspension Announced

Late Wednesday the National Hockey League announced that Austin Watson of the Nashville Predators would be suspended all of the preseason action and 27 games in the regular season. Now just in case you've forgotten all about Austin Watson and what's been going on, let's refresh your memory. Watson was arrested back in June after … Continue reading Nashville Predators’ Austin Watson Suspension Announced

A Radical Idea

It seems that more frequently there are news stories coming out about professional athletes (and coaches) with crimes against women whether they be domestic violence related or sexual assault related, so I have a radical idea on how to curb these actions, fire them. I know it seems like an extreme action, but aren't you … Continue reading A Radical Idea

The Case for the National Hockey League’s lack of a set Domestic Violence Policy

Nashville Predators forward Auston Watson pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charge of domestic assault which led the National Hockey League into launching an investigation into the case. Now the NHL doesn't have a set policy for players accused of domestic assault, unlike pretty much every other major North American professional leagues. Honestly it's a good … Continue reading The Case for the National Hockey League’s lack of a set Domestic Violence Policy

Former NHL Players Class Action Suit Hits Snag

Friday Judge Susan Richard Nelson overseeing the National Hockey League concussion lawsuit denied two proposed class action lawsuits brought by former NHLers. In the 46 page ruling, Judge Nelson stated that the difference in state health monitoring laws would make it significantly difficult to manage the cases. Which given how many different states that NHL … Continue reading Former NHL Players Class Action Suit Hits Snag