10/3 podcast: Why did the NHL suspend Ottawa Senators Shane Pinto 41 games for gambling?

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Young Ottawa Senators centre Shane Pinto has been handed a major suspension related to the league’s gambling policy.

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While it’s not clear what exactly his violation of the rules was, the league says there were suspicious activities on his account on a sports betting app.

Postmedia’s Ottawa hockey columnist Bruce Garrioch joins me to discuss the nature of the allegations, why the league leveled such a large penalty and what this says about the NHL’s relationship with sports betting.

Background reading: Ottawa Senators forward Shane Pinto suspended 41 games by NHL for gambling

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