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Top 5 Longest Suspensions In The NHL So Far This Season

Without counting Toronto Maple Leaf, Carter Ashton’s 20 game suspension for violating league’s performance enhancing substances program and Los Angeles King, Slava Voynov’s indefinite suspension for “off-ice conduct” regarding his arrest on domestic abuse charges, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety has issued nine suspensions for a total of 25 games thus far this season...
Via Beyond The Benches
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Toronto Maple Leaf Season So Far And Carter Ashton’s Suspension

The Maple Leafs’ season continues to show signs of improvement after hitting quarter point into the National Hockey League season. Their main players in particular, have shown signs of commitment to playing a three-zone, pressing type of game. Over the past few seasons, this type of commitment has been lacking in the team- but it is now a big reason why the squad is starting to...
Via Around The Rink
15 days ago  |  Discuss

An Open Letter from Carter Ashton

Hello, Everyone. My name is Carter Ashton, and I was just given a 20 game suspension. I’d like to explain myself, because I think that I owe my fans an explanation. I’m Carter Ashon and I’m sorry. Probably. I tested positive for a substance that is not approved for human use in neither Canada nor the U.S. If I was from one of those wacky ex-Soviet regimes or whatever, this...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Leafs forward Carter Ashton suspended 20 games for drug violation

  Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton has been suspended for 20 games without pay after failing a drug test. The NHL announced Thursday that Ashton will lose $169,185 in salary for violating the league's drug agreement. Ashton says in a statement released through the players' union that he inadvertently ingested clenbuterol, a prohibited substance, through an inhaler during...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter Ashton of Toronto Maple Leafs Suspended for 20

The most scrutinized team in the NHL, the Toronto Maple Leafs, now have one of its forward prospects suspended for 20 games due to alleged PED use. Carter Ashton, the 23 year old winger acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning has been a no-show for the Leafs this season, playing in only three games and recording zero points. He has been relegated to being a healthy scratch for the...
Via The Sideline
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs’ Carter Ashton suspended 20 games

            Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton has been suspended 20 games without pay for violating the terms of the NHL/NHL Players’ Association Performance Enhancing Substances Program. “The Toronto Maple Leafs support the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program and today’s decision to suspend forward Carter...
Via Sports-Glory
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Salary cap breakdown

Free agency is less than a month away, which means the most exciting time for hockey enthusiast is approaching rapidly. While hockey fans look for July 1 to arrive as fast as it can once their team has been eliminated from the postseason, front offices hope the tearing off of June 30 from their desktop calendar won’t come too quickly. The closer free agency is, the more anxiety...
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs fourth liner's Carter Ashton, Colton Orr, day-to-day

The Toronto Maple Leafs may be without a few key components for their goon-ish fourth line when they return to action tonight against the New York Islanders.Both Colton Orr and Carter Ashton are considered day-to-day with injuries, and aren't expected to suit up in the Leaf's first game back - and potentially putting both players on the shelf longer - according to the Toronto Star...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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