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Tom Wilson Handed 5+ Game Suspension For Nasty High Stick

Published March 22, 2024 at 7:37 PM
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In a recent game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals' forward Tom Wilson stirred controversy with a dangerous play.

After swinging his stick into the face of Leafs' player Noah Gregor, Wilson received a double-minor penalty.

Tom Wilson is assessed a double-minor after this high-stick on Noah Gregor.




The incident prompted a hearing with NHL Player Safety, which took place a few days later. Today, the decision was made public: Wilson is facing a six-game suspension for his actions against Gregor.

Washington's Tom Wilson has been suspended for six games for high-sticking Toronto's Noah Gregor.


The league's decision reflects a commitment to player safety and sends a clear message regarding unacceptable conduct on the ice.

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