Washington Capitals Garnet Hathaway Suspended Three Games For Spitting On Opponent


Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been suspended three games for spitting on an opponent. The NHL announced Hathaway’s suspension Wednesday after a hearing with him, saying he will forfeit $24,194 in salary.

At the end of a brawl between the Capitals and Ducks on Monday night, Hathaway responded to a punch from Erik Gudbranson by spitting on him. Hathaway was ejected with a match penalty that carried with it an automatic suspension pending review by the league.

Hathaway will miss Washington’s games against the New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers.

Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway suspended 3 games for spitting at Erik Gudbranson

Via sports.yahoo.com

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