Tom Wilson’s mentors have both taught him and fought him

Summertime in the hockey world means foes become friends again. For Washington’s Tom Wilson, it means getting reacquainted with Wayne Simmonds, his on-ice rival from Philadelphia, but also a player who means a lot to the Capitals youngster. “He’s actually kinda been a mentor,” Wilson said. “I’ve worked out with him for five or six summers now and he was really good when...
Via The Hockey News
5 days ago

Caps photo journal: Wilson enjoys summer with trips to Switzerland, Canada

Tom Wilson saw his ice time and responsibility increase significantly last season, and the restricted free agent signed a new two-year $4 million deal with
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas A&M coach, ex-Texas Tech QB Tom Wilson dies

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) Former Texas A&M football coach Tom Wilson has died. The school announced Wilson died Wednesday in Corsicana after battling cancer. He was 72. An official with Griffin-Roughton (ROW'-ton) Funeral Home in Corsicana, Billy Roughton, said Thursday that Wilson died at home with family at his side. Wilson was Texas Tech's quarterback from 1964-1965, going...
Via Associated Press
17 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...
Via Associated Press
June 30, 2016  |  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

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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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

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