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Caps’ Wilson gets in-person hearing for Carlo hit

Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will have a hearing with the NHL department of player safety for a hit that sent Boston Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo to the hospital on Friday night. While there are no “in-person” hearings due to COVID-19, Wilson was technically offered one on Saturday. […]

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Bruins’ Cassidy: Wilson’s hit on Carlo ‘predatory’

Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy ripped Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson for what he called “a predatory hit” on defenseman Brandon Carlo in Friday night’s game at TD Garden. Carlo went down after Wilson went hands-high to his head in the corner behind the Boston net, smashing the defenseman’s head into the glass with 90 […]

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NHL Power Rankings: Final preseason edition for 2021

Emily Kaplan is ESPN’s national NHL reporter. The 2021 NHL season is here! After awarding the Stanley Cup in September following a most unusual 2019-20 season, we’re back on the ice again. Four new divisions, 56-game schedules and, most importantly, 116 consecutive nights of NHL games, beginning Wednesday. For our first week of power rankings, […]