Breaking News: Latest On Ovechkin

Shanny strikes again! This time dealing out a suspension to one of the leagues most valuable players. An already struggling Washington Capitals team is going to be without their star forward three games. Shanahan is once again doing a great job in dealing out punishment. All season long he has sent out videos publicly explaining each situation and clearly depicts his reasons. He discusses how Ovechkin left his feet, and intentionally launches himself into Michalek of the Pittsburgh Penguins. As stated in the video, “Rule 42 Charging. A minor or major penalty shall be imposed on a player who skates into or jumps into or charges an opponent in any manner. Although the shoulder may have been the initial point of contact, the act of launching causes contact to Michalek’s head.” He goes on to basically explain how Ovechkin intentionally attacked the head of Michalek therefore receiving the 3 game suspension. The Capitals are ranked 8th in the Eastern Conference, with Boston Tampa Bay and Florida next up on the schedule, Washington is surely to have even more of a challenge set up for them.

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