"Austin Watson has been suspended for an indefinite period of time."
"the Nashville Predators star suffering from alcohol problems."
"”the Suspension is about his ongoing problems with alcohol,” writes the NHL, in a statement."
"Last season was arrested the Nashville Predators star, Austin Watson, 27, of the police after having assaulted his girlfriend."
"Forward the shut down of the 27 matches (something that later was lowered to 18 games)."
"Today's judgment is necessary and fully in line with our firm belief that such conduct will not be tolerated," said NHL commissioner Gary Bettman then."
"Shut down indefinitely"
"Now the Nashville star, shut down again."
"Watson himself has told that he is suffering from an alcohol problem, and has now been suspended indefinitely by the NHL and the players association (NHLPA) without pay. "
"”the Suspension is about his ongoing problems with alcohol,” writes the NHL, in a statement, according to ESPN."
"Nashville itself support the decision to remove Watson from the game."
"Watson has this season made 13 points in 34 games in the NHL."