Tom Wilson ready for a bigger role with Capitals

Tom Wilson heard what Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said after the season -- about how the Caps would like to turn him into the
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals sign Tom Wilson to $4 million, 2-year contract

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) The Washington Capitals have signed right wing Tom Wilson to a $4 million, two-year contract. Wilson will count $2 million against the salary cap over the length of the deal. He will earn $1.75 million next season and $2.25 million in 2017-18. Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan announced on Thursday they had agreed to the new deal with Wilson, a pending...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson wreaks havoc all over ice, goes knee-to-knee with Sheary

The book on the Penguins has always been to get inside their head with physicality. Enter Capitals forward Tom Wilson who may be just the person to disrupt the Pens. Whether what he does is legal on the ice is a completely different story.  Here is Wilson making fun of the Penguins for “turtling” when hits were coming their way. He also got into a wrestling match with Evgeni...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Should Capitals’ Tom Wilson Be Suspended For This Knee-On-Knee Hit?

Tom Wilson is known for dishing out big — and often borderline — hits, and this particular one might earn him a call from the league office. As the Washington Capitals winger skated toward the bench during Thursday night’s Game 1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, he veered toward Penguins winger Conor Sheary and dropped the UMass product with a knee-on-knee hit. Though...
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Wilson rattles lid of Bellemare with hit

Watch as Tom Wilson throttles Pierre-Édouard Bellemare with a big hit along the boards.
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson levels Nikita Zadorov

Tom Wilson has been gaining a bit of a reputation around the league for his hitting and style of play. His hit on Nikita Zadorov from last night will only add to that reputation. All the angles that we are given and I still really can’t tell if the hit was clean or dirty. The violent nature of the hit was rather scary though. This is the type of hit that is going to ruffle some...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins McQuaid battle it out with Caps' Tom Wilson

Back in preseason, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid dropped the gloves with Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie, a player known much more for his goal-scoring prowess and shootout skills than for his ability to drop the gloves.  The Bruins and Capitals met again Saturday night at TD Garden, and this time around, McQuaid picked on someone his own size. With time winding down in...
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zac Rinaldo lays out Tom Wilson with a big hit

When the name Zac Rinaldo is evoked around the NHL, you are bound to get more than a few snide remarks about the player. He isn’t known as one of the most skilled players in the league, but he sure as heck knows what his job is on the Bruins. The job you may ask? Hitting people and knocking them on their butt. The video below shows him accomplishing his goal. I am sure for...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Biff Tannen: The Cubs Are Going to Win

When the Chicago Cubs backed into the Playoffs last weekend and ended their seven-year postseason drought, it did nothing but add more mystique to the “Back to the Future II” prognostication that the team is going to win the World Series. We’ve all heard it. Thursday, actor/comedian Tom Wilson (with DeLorean in tow), was on WGN and predicted a Cubs victory. And we’ve got...
Via The Sports Daily
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

DMV: Tom Wilson’s Not So Tough

Eight-year-old got to skate with the Caps and KO Tom Wilson. [RMNB] For a look at Wilson’s true fight skills, see him vs. Toronto. [RMNB] Caps lost in the shootout to Buffalo, which isn’t good. [Japers' Rink] Ryan Miller made a ridiculous super-save in the process. [For The Win] Skins personnel man Morocco Brown is up for the Bucs GM job. [TWT] Kyle Shanahan interviewed for Dolphins...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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