Austin Watson

Watson reinstated by NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been returned to available status and has entered the follow-up care phase of the SABH Program.

March 18, 2019

Watson placed in Stage Two of NHL/NHLPA SABH

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been placed in Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH) of the NHL and NHLPA for treatment related exclusively to his ongoing issues with alcohol abuse.

January 29, 2019

NHLPA statement on reduction of Austin Watson suspension

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA issued the following statement this evening regarding the impartial arbitrator’s decision to reduce Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson’s suspension from 27 to 18 NHL games.

October 12, 2018

NHL and NHLPA statement on Austin Watson suspension

By: NHLPA Media Release

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.

October 11, 2018

NHLPA Statement Regarding Austin Watson

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA issued the following statement today regarding the NHL's decision to suspend Austin Watson for 27 games.

September 12, 2018

My Top 5 | Austin Watson

By: Chris Lomon

Playing in his third full NHL season, the 26-year-old left wing and proud native of Ann Arbor, Michigan offered up his top ‘Favourite Athletes Of All Time’.

March 13, 2018

Austin Watson's Winning Approach

By: Chris Lomon

The biggest thing Austin Watson learned about himself last season was how a change in approach can make a world of difference.

September 7, 2017

Welcome to the crash and bang world of Austin Watson

By: Chris Lomon

It would be understandable if Austin Watson were a little tired after two rounds of dishing out body check after body check on a nightly basis. But as Watson sees it, the more hits he delivers, the more effective and energized he is.

May 11, 2017