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‘You Know What?’ Washington Capitals Tom Wilson is a Class Act off the ice

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals skates during the second period of the Capitals game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 16, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) Everyone has phrases they use when speaking to buy a little time to think, but Washington Capitals Tom Wilson’s is particularly fitting of his...
Via The Sports Journal
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Anders Lee’s Revenge On Capitals’ Tom Wilson Didn’t Go Too Well (Video)

Anders Lee took matters into his own hands Thursday night, but those hands didn’t help him much. The New York Islanders forward and his teammates weren’t too happy with Tom Wilson after the Washington Capitals winger demolished Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky with a monster hit in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup playoff first-round series. So just five minutes into Game 5...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Dominate Islanders in Pivotal Game 5

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, scores a goal past New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from the Czech Republic, during the third period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-1.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)   The Washington Capitals destroyed the New York...
Via The Sports Journal
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Capitals’ Tom Wilson, Islanders’ Anders Lee Fight

After Capitals’ Tom Wilson big hit on Islanders’ Lubimor Visnovsky and the verbal sparring between Visnovsky’s teammates with Wilson, you the tension would boil over. Cue Anders Lee who challenged Wilson to a fight in the first period. Of course the ‘Bad Boy’ Wilson obliged. The two exchanged punches until Wilson got the best of Lee. When the smoke cleared Wilson was left...
Via KCM Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

(Video) Anders Lee vs. Tom Wilson

In game four, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson ran over New York Islanders d-man Lubomir Visnovsky. Wilson was given a two-minute minor penalty for charging. Visnovsky left the game and didn't return.Fast forward to tonight, that hit didn't sit well with the Islanders. So, you could say that this fight is a direct result of that hit. If I was the Islanders coach, I would rather...
Via Goon's World
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Reinhart Ready If Islanders Call

The Islanders practiced Wednesday after a tough overtime loss in Game 4 to the Washington Capitals; a result that evened the series at two games a piece. The team is still not over the Tom Wilson check on Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky. The teams obviously have different opinions on the play. The Islanders believe it was dirty, while the Capitals believe it was a legal...
Via Islanders Insight
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Captials Tom Wilson Smokes Islanders D-Man Lubomir Visnovsky

Last night, at the 05:54 mark of the second period, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson ran over New York Islanders d-man Lubomir Visnovsky. Wilson was given a two-minute minor penalty for charging. Visnovsky left the game and didn't return. That hit didn't sit well with the Islanders. Islanders forward Kyle Okposo wasn't very impressed with Wilson's charge. "He's an idiot,"...
Via Goon's World
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Visnovsky's status uncertain for Game 5 vs Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky's status is uncertain for Game 5 of New York's playoff series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday. Coach Jack Capuano met with the player at the Islanders arena before practice Wednesday. Capuano wasn't sure if Visnovsky would travel to Washington. Visnovsky did not return after being stood up by a hard-check from...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Tom Wilson Steamrolls Lubomir Visnovsky With Crushing Hit (Video)

Tom Wilson made absolutely sure he finished his check Tuesday night. The Washington Capitals forward delivered one of this postseason’s biggest hits when he unloaded on Washington Capitals defensive Lubomir Visnovsky in the second period of Game 3 of their Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series. Visnovsky got caught in a precarious position as he skated behind his own net, which...
Via NESN.com
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kablooey! Penalty or No Penalty, Tom Wilson’s Hit Rocked

Tom Wilson took his second consecutive penalty in the second period Tuesday after leveling Islander Lubomir Visnovsky. Though we believe the hit was clean, refs often penalize plays like this because it’s easy too. It would’ve been hard for them not to call a penalty. And you know what? I’d rather a penalty happen like this than, […]
Via Capitals Outsider
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson crushes Lubomir Visnovsky

There are big hits and then there are monstrous hits. Tom Wilson’s crushing blow on Lubomir Visnovsky falls into the latter category. Visnovsky was forced to leave the game with an injury and Wilson was sent to the penalty box for charging. You can make a pretty solid case that Wilson deserved the two-minute infraction, but that’s the only discipline he deserves. While there...
Via Bloguin Best
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson crushes Lubomir Visnovsky

There are big hits and then there are monstrous hits. Tom Wilson’s crushing blow on Lubomir Visnovsky falls into the latter category. Visnovsky was forced to leave the game with an injury and Wilson was sent to the penalty box for charging. You can make a pretty solid case that Wilson deserved the two-minute infraction, but that’s the only discipline he deserves. While there...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

America’s Miss DC 2013 Won Tom Wilson’s Jersey

Antoinette Cordova, America's Miss District of Columbia 2013, won Tom Wilson's jersey. He signed it and posed for photos with her.
Via Capitals Outsider
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Caps recall Stanislav Galiev from Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Stanislav Galiev from the AHL Hershey Bears.  Galive was a third round draft selection fo the Caps in the 2010 NHL Draft.  Galiev’s recall likely has to do with injury to forward Tom Wilson.  Wilson was hit in the face with a puck during the Caps 2-1 win over Detroit on Sunday.   However, Caps forward Eric Fehr has also been hobbled...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/30 – 4/5

Fighting is down in the NHL and that’s never been more evident than in this week’s post. In the past we’ve had numerous fights to choose from when compiling our Hockey Fights of the Week list, but this time we barely had enough to create a full column. Enjoy the five fights from last week. They’re not great, but they’re all we have. 5. Andrew Desjardins (CHI) vs Tyson...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL fines Capitals' Wilson $2,000 for embellishment

  Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for diving. The NHL announced the fine on Friday. Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game against Minnesota on March 19. He received a warning from the NHL's hockey operations department following an incident March 1 in a game against Toronto. The second citation triggered the fine.
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL fines Capitals' Tom Wilson $2,000 for embellishment

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for embellishment. The NHL announced the fine on Friday. Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game against Minnesota on March 19. He received a warning from the NHL's hockey operations department following an incident March 1 in a game against Toronto. The second citation...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 3/2 – 3/8

This week we have a nice selection of fights for you to enjoy. There are some close battles, some wild punches and even a fight we’re ready to label as the Knockout of the Year. If you’re not a Steve Ott fan … you’re probably going to love this week’s edition. 5. Tom Wilson (WAS) vs Jared Boll (CBJ) – Mar. 3rd You may not believe that the Blue Jackets and Capitals...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild Capitals, Penguins Brawl Spills Over Into Pittsburgh Bench (Video)

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals really don’t like each other. Wednesday’s meeting between the two hated rivals included plenty of fireworks, and they sure didn’t wait long to mix things up. Just eight minutes into the first period a massive brawl broke out on the ice after Washington’s Michael Latta got into it with Steve Downie near the Pittsburgh bench...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins, Capitals brawl inside Penguins bench (VIDEO)

YouTube The Penguins-Capitals tilt took a wild turn Wednesday night when the two teams through hands right near both teams’ benches. It began when Pittburgh’s Blake Comeau grabbed a hold of Caps forward Tom Wilson and tossed him through the open door into the Penguins bench. Capitals forward Michael Latta jumped into the Penguins’ bench to come to the aid of his teammate...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 61, a (Tom Wilson is a douchenozzle) recap of Pens vs Capitals by @DXTraeger

That's Tom "Randy Marsh" Wilson on the rightThe Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals met for the fourth time this season as part of NBCSports' "Rivalry Night." Washington had won the three previous games in convincing fashion, with Braden Holtby recording two shutouts. Go ahead, read the rest »
Via PensInitiative
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Tom Wilson vs. Matt Martin

Tom Wilson – 6’4″, 210 lbs. 22 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Matt Martin – 6’3″ 215 lbs. 55 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. February 21, 2015. 5:14 into the third period. Caps tied with the Islanders 1-1. Matt Martin woke up to a winter snow in Washington. He let out a big stretch and […]
Via Capitals Outsider
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Tom Wilson Bobblehead

Caps forward Tom Wilson is only in his second year with the team, but he's already getting immortalized with his own bobblehead.
Via Capitals Outsider
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins-Capitals Brawl Puts Bow On Fight-Filled Rivalry Night (Video)

The Washington Capitals beat up on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in more ways than one. In one of the rare “Rivalry Night” games that featured actual rivals, the Caps sent a loud statement with a resounding 4-0 win over the Metropolitan Division foes. In addition to lighting up the Pens on the scoreboard, Washington also tuned up Pittsburgh with its fists. The rough...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: When to Use Players from Depth Lines

Tom Wilson — Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America Immediately below is a general discussion of home/road splits in daily fantasy hockey. If you’re just looking for plays for today’s three-game slate, skip down to the bottom of the post. Nothing frustrates me more than identifying a matchup in which an offense has a good chance of scoring a bunch of goals, the offense...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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