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Capitals' Garnet Hathaway Suspended 3 Games for Spitting on Erik Gudbranson

The NHL announced a three-game suspension of Washington Capitals forwardGarnet Hathaway for spitting on Anaheim Ducks defensemanErik Gudbranson on Wednesday.

Hathaway spit on Gudbranson in the second period of the Capitals' 5-2 win over the Ducks on Monday, earning an ejection.

"That's about as low as you dig a pit, really," Gudbranson told reporters. "It's a bad thing to do. It's something you just don't do in a game, and he did it."

This article will be updated to provide more information soon.

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