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NHL Star Evgeny Kuznetsov Slapped With 4-Year Suspension After Positive Cocaine Test According to CNN, the International Ice Hockey Federation has suspended Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov for testing positive for cocaine. The drug is banned under the World Anti-Doping Code.

Former Capitals Defenseman Karl Alzner Intends on Playing In the NHL This Season, Says He'll Demand A Move if Placed in the AHL Former Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner was a staple on the Washington blueline during his time in D.C., playing in a team-record 423 consecutive games before leaving the team as a free agent in the summer of 2017, signing a five-year deal with the Montreal Canadiens worth $22.5 million.

Washington Capitals: Lars Eller, T.J. Oshie and Michal Kempny continue making progress Washington Capitals players continue to gear up for the new season and for Lars Eller, T.J. Oshie, and Michal Kempny, they look to be healthy for camp.

Quick Hits: Subban, Wild-Panthers Trade, Canucks, Tanev and Kuznetsov Quicks hits: Andrew MacDonald gets a PTO from the Flames. Chris Tanev healthy. Evgeni Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at the World Championships.

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Kuznetsov Tested Positive For Cocaine: NHL Taking More Productive Route It was announced earlier today that Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine and the IIHF has suspended him for 4 years from international competitions. In a statement, the IIHF said:. Let's rewind real quick. A video surfaced in May 27th of Kuznetsov sitting next to a table with white, powder-like lines.

Washington Capitals: Predicting their next breakout prospect The Washington Capitals prospect to keep an eye on this season for a breakout is Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, who's poised for a big year in Hershey.

Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals Release Statements on Suspension by International Ice Hockey Federation The announcement from the International Ice Hockey Federation that Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was suspended for four years from participating in international play after testing positive for a banned substance was a big one that rippled through the hockey world.

Capitals' Michal Kempny Takes The Ice For The First Time Since Hamstring Surgery Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny skated for the first time since March 20, when he left the team's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a torn hamstring after getting involved in a scrum with center Cedric Paquette. The 29-year old arrived in town earlier this week and was getting looked at by the medical staff on Thursday.

Our Heroes Are Human They Caps have had very few scandals in their history, but what's happened with Evgeny Kuznetsov is something they can overcome.

The NHL, Cocaine, Kuznetsov, and the Fans News broke early Friday that the International Ice Hockey Federation had suspended Capitals player Evgeny Kuznetsov from play for four years because of his use of the illegal drug cocaine.

Washington Capitals Evgeny Kuznetsov Suspended by IIHF The Washington Capitals Evgeny Kuznetsov has been handled a four-year suspension from the IIHF after failing his doping control in May.

Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov banned from international play for four years after he tested positive for cocaine The International Ice Hockey Federation has suspended Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov for testing positive for cocaine.

Capitals star Kuznetsov banned 4 years from Russian team for cocaine use Washington Capitals centre Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at hockey's world championship and has been banned from the Russian national team for four years.

How will Evgeny Kuznetsov's IIHF drug ban affect his NHL life? We won't see Kuznetsov play international hockey for four years, but the NHL's drug policy isn't nearly as punitive. It's likely – but not guaranteed yet – that he doesn't miss a game for the Capitals.

Washington Capitals: A look back at Keith Jones Did you know that before he was an analyst on NBC's NHL broadcasts, Keith Jones played for the Washington Capitals? Jones was selected by Washington in 7th.

Washington Capitals: Evgeny Kuznetsov suspended four years by IIHF Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov hasn't had the best offseason. In May, a video was released showing an incident where he appeared to be doing cocaine in a Las Vegas hotel room. Kuznetsov came out and said that the video was from 2018 after the Caps won the Stanley Cup and that he has never done drugs.

IIHF slaps Evgeny Kuznetsov with four-year suspension after testing positive for cocaine "I have disappointed so many people that are important to me, including my family, teammates and friends. From the first day I took the ice in D.C., the Washington Capitals organization and our fans have been nothing but great to me and my family. I feel absolutely terrible for letting you down.

Evgeny Kuznetsov statement: 'I feel absolutely terrible for letting you down' Kuznetsov said to fans that "I feel absolutely terrible for letting you down. He will also meet with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to review his conduct. "We intend to reserve further comment on any additional actions that may or may not be taken with respect to today's announcement pending the completion of the Commissioner's meeting with Mr.

IIHF Bans Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years After Positive Cocaine Test The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be suspended from international hockey for four years after testing positive for cocaine in late May. The statement says:. He will not be able to play with the Russian hockey team for four years.

Caps react to star Kuznetsov's ban from Russian team for 4 years for cocaine use ZURICH - Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov tested positive for cocaine at the world championship and has been banned from the Russian national team for four years.

IIHF Suspends Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years The IIHF has suspended Russian ice hockey player Evgeni Kuznetsov for a violation of World Anti-Doping Code Article 2.1. The case concerns a test indicating a prohibited substance, cocaine, according to section S6.a of the World Anti-Doping Code 2019 Prohibited List.

Please welcome Carl Hagelin to the blooper reel after this gnarly wipe out He cleared the jump, but looks like the turn was a tad too sharp as he gracefully glides to the ground. Watching his expression as he casually slides around the ice? Huge mood. At any rate, it looks like the guys had a great time with Coach and the rest of the crew.

Capitals' 2019 Offseason Timeline The Washington Capitals have had a busy offseason, making tweaks around the edges of the roster while keeping their core intact after falling in seven games in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Carolina Hurricanes. With training camp three weeks away, Capitals fans will get to see some new faces.

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