By Elaine Donnelly
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The Washington Capitals have already played 47 games without Mike Green. Now they'll have to play three more, as the defenseman was suspended three games by the NHL on Friday for a shot to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly.
Debate was sharp on both sides. What was certain: Mike Green's left arm made contact with Brett Connolly's head along the boards and sent the Tampa Bay Lightning forward crumbling to the ice.
"I'm not going to point any fingers," he said. "It's a hockey play. It happens."