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 Post subject: Re: Can they repeat?
PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:43 am 
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The party is still going in Washington: Kuznetsov banned from international hockey for 4 years for snorting cocaine on camera.

Team's still deep, wouldn't count them out.


But there's no word the NHL will suspend him because he didn't fail one of their tests.

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 Post subject: Re: Can they repeat?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:43 pm 
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I imagine he'll cool off at some point, but right now John Carlson is blowin' the damned doors off in Year Two of his big contract.


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I imagine he'll cool off at some point, but right now John Carlson is blowin' the damned doors off in Year Two of his big contract.


Carlson's career high point total when Karl Alzner was a Cap: 55.

Yearly point totals since Alzner left: 68, 70, and now 34 in 23 games.

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I would prefer if the Caps would stop winning at this pace. It's just ridiculous. What happened to NHL parity?

Would it be wrong to ask how bad they'll be when they come down from this "coke high" start to the season?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:50 pm 
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Hathaway gets three games for the spitting incident.

https://www.tsn.ca/washington-capitals- ... -1.1400879

I don't know as its absolutely disgusting and bullshit to spit on ANYONE in any situation or sport. Don't know where I sit with it being three games?

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Hathaway gets three games for the spitting incident.

https://www.tsn.ca/washington-capitals- ... -1.1400879

I don't know as its absolutely disgusting and bullshit to spit on ANYONE in any situation or sport. Don't know where I sit with it being three games?


The league wants to send a message and nip this in the bud right now, like the NFL did with the throat slash years ago. I'm fine with that.

Now...if only the league also frowned upon sucker punches and racist/homophobic/sexist comments like this.


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 Post subject: Re: Can they repeat?
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us 679 part trois wrote:
Hathaway gets three games for the spitting incident.

https://www.tsn.ca/washington-capitals- ... -1.1400879

I don't know as its absolutely disgusting and bullshit to spit on ANYONE in any situation or sport. Don't know where I sit with it being three games?


The league wants to send a message and nip this in the bud right now, like the NFL did with the throat slash years ago. I'm fine with that.

Now...if only the league also frowned upon sucker punches and racist/homophobic/sexist comments like this.


Oh, I'm in full agreement. I was contemplating if three games was enough, but good on the NHL acting quickly and sending a message.

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 Post subject: Re: Can they repeat?
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us 679 part trois wrote:
Oh, I'm in full agreement. I was contemplating if three games was enough, but good on the NHL acting quickly and sending a message.


Yeah...I think so. Hathaway seems pretty embarrassed and apologetic about the whole thing, says he won't even appeal the decision.


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