NHL and NHLPA statement on Austin Watson suspension

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Nashville Predators’ forward Austin Watson’s 27-game suspension has been reduced to a suspension covering the first 18 games of the 2018-19 regular season.

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NHL AND NHLPA STATEMENT ON AUSTIN WATSON SUSPENSION


NEW YORK/TORONTO (October 11, 2018) – The National Hockey League Players’ Association and National Hockey League jointly announced today that Nashville Predators’ forward Austin Watson’s 27-game suspension issued pursuant to Article 18-A of the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam Das to a suspension covering the first 18 games of the 2018-19 regular season.

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