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NHL suspends Kings' Slava Voynov after arrest
NHL suspends Kings' Slava Voynov after arrest

From the outset, when Commissioner Gary Bettman called Kings owner Philip Anschutz early Monday to say he had suspended Slava Voynov because of the defenseman's alleged involvement in a domestic violence incident, it was clear the league was taking the matter seriously. And the Kings, who have indefinitely lost one of their top-four defensemen and have little salary-cap space to replace him, say they support the NHL's decisive move even though Voynov has not been charged by authorities. "Absolutely, it's very appropriate," Coach Darryl Sutter said Tuesday, after the team practiced at its El Segundo facility. "Obviously, we have strong feelings about...

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