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Hathaway of Capitals suspended three games for spitting incident

Forward disciplined for actions against Gudbranson of Ducks

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO - Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been suspended for three games, without pay, for a spitting incident involving Anaheim defenseman Erik Gudbranson during NHL Game No. 316 in Washington on Monday, Nov. 18, the National Hockey League announced today.  

The incident occurred at 19:26 of the second period. Hathaway was assessed a match penalty.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Hathaway will forfeit $24,193.53. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

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