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Capitals D Erskine suspended 3 games for elbow

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine for three games for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds. Erskine was punished Saturday for a hit he delivered to Simmonds' face that sent him to the ice with a bloody nose late in the first period of Washington's 3-2 victory on Friday night. Erskine wasn't penalized for the shot that knocked...