NHL Suspends Slava Voynov for entire 2019-20 season

The NHL has suspended D-Man Slava Voynov for the entire 2019-20 season and the playoffs for behaviour that was deemed "unacceptable off-ice conduct".

Voynov is a free agent and will be eligible to sign with any team come July 1st, 2020 but with his history of domestic abuse, you have to think GM's around the league will tread lightly.

Voynov, 29, was originally suspended indefinitely by the NHL following his arrest in October of 2014. He was eventually convicted of misdemeanour domestic abuse and sentenced to 90 days in jail. Gary Bettman had this to say:
I have determined that Player Slava Voynov engaged in acts of domestic violence directed at his wife. Today’s ruling, while tailored to the specific facts of this case and the individuals involved, is necessary and consistent with the NHL’s strongly-held policy that it cannot and will not tolerate this and similar types of conduct, particularly as directed at a spouse, domestic partner or family member.

Should he even be allowed to come back? Comment below and let us know your thoughts.

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