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2009-03-01 16:41:25

The NHL Sunday suspended Dallas forward Steve Ott under an attempt to injure rule because of his actions in an altercation immediately after a game. Ott was assessed a match penalty for an alleged eye-gouging in an encounter with Anaheim forward Travis Moen after the final buzzer in a 4-3 loss to the Ducks Saturday. The NHL said the penalty was assessed under Rule 21.1 -- attempt to injure. Ott was suspended indefinitely pending a hearing. It was an accident. I didn't mean to do it, Ott said...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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