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Tonight’s NHL action featured a little bit of chaos. Some NHL gif’s include…
Wayne Simmonds getting hit with a harsh elbow from John Erskine. We’re certainly curious if Brendan Shanahan will have something to say about this one.
A shot of Simmonds on the bench following the hit.
And following the Erskine hit, a scrap broke out between Zac Rinaldo and Matt Hendricks, which seems pretty decided that Rinaldo got the best of Hendricks in this one.
In happier news, Henrik Zetterberg of the Detroit Red Wings put together a great night, with a hat trick, as part of a 5 point game for the Captain.
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Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine elbowed Philadelphia Flyers right winger Wayne Simmonds in the face, yet received no penalty, during the first period of Friday night's NHL game at the Verizon Center. Simmonds had to leave the game with a bloody nose and did not return to the game. Erskine will likely be facing a multiple game suspension from the NHL for his cheap...
I can’t believe that the referee and the linesman missed this elbow. What on Earth were they watching? This was a dirty hit and Capitals defenseman John Erskine was clearly targeting Wayne Simmonds head.After missing the puck, Erskine threw out an elbow to slow down Simmonds, who would have taken the puck down the ice on an odd-man rush and had a sure scoring chance. The...
The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine for three games for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds.
Erskine was punished Saturday for a hit he delivered to Simmonds' face that sent him to the ice with a bloody nose late in the first period of Washington's 3-2 victory on Friday night.
Erskine wasn't penalized for the shot that knocked...
Already without power forward Scott Hartnell the Flyers have lost another big presence in front of the net. Wayne Simmonds caught a flying elbow by Capitals defenseman John Erskine in the face during the first period tonight. Simmonds will not […]
Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine was suspended for three games by the NHL for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds during the first period of Friday night's game. The three-game suspension will cost Erskine $24,324.33. After throwing what the NHL called a "reckless" elbow that started a fight, Erskine will miss Sunday's afternoon against...
Wayne Simmonds was on the receiving end and has not played since plus no penalty on the play.
Erksine did get challenged by Zac Rinaldo and both received 5 for fighting and a 10.
Wayne Simmonds goes out with an injury, the Flyers fall to 2-6-0, and fans begin to panic. These were the main headlines after the Flyers recent loss to Washington. The Flyers returned home after a terrible week of hockey to take on the Carolina Hurricanes, who entered the game with a 3-3-0 record.
The Flyers offense started out slow but picked it up very quickly. An early power...
The National Hockey League announced earlier today that Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine has been suspended three games for an elbow to the head of Philadelphia Flyers' forward Wayne Simmonds during last night's 3-2 Caps win.
Erskine had raised his elbow during a 50-50 battle for the puck, striking Simmonds in the side of the head. Flyers General Manager Mike...