NHL sus­pends Voynov for 2019-20 sea­son

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The NHL sus­pended de­fense­man Slava Voynov on Tues­day for the 201920 sea­son and 2020 play­offs af­ter de­ter­min­ing he com­mit­ted acts of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

Com­mis­sioner Gary Bettman sus­pended Voynov for what the league called un­ac­cept­able off-ice con­duct.

The 29-year-old Rus­sian could have his el­i­gi­bil­ity re­stored on July 1, 2020, based on good be­hav­ior.

A spokesman said the NHL Play­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion is re­view­ing the de­ci­sion.

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