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WATCH: Tom Wilson drills Alex Steen and Caps teammate

Tom Wilson returned to the Capitals lineup in a big way after missing two games with a lower body injury. In the third period, Blues forward Alex Steen and Matt Niskanen were battling for the puck down in the corner. Tom Wilson skated toward the scrum to try to break the puck free. Wilson laid down a huge hit on Steen that knocked down the Blues forward and the Caps defenseman. Wilson’s...
Via DC Sports-Kings
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Wilson, Laich could return on Friday

Tom Wilson and Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals returned to the ice Tuesday morning for a practise skate, but did not return for Tuesday night's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets because of injuries.#476994865 / gettyimages.comWilson sustained a lower-body injury after back-checking Carolina Hurricanes John-Michael Liles and pulling up lame during Sunday night'...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread #15: @ Washington Capitals

The Jacket’s are in the midst of an eight game losing streak but it isn’t time to give up hope. It’s going to be a great day! Washington Capital’s News and Notes Lines look the same based on sweaters: 8-19-83 90-65-20 25-16-42 87-92-46 43 and 21 in light blue. — Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) November 11, 2014 Braden Holtby's first off the ice. He'll start vs. Columbus...
Via BS Hockey
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Tom Wilson Sustained Lower-Body Injury. Return Is Questionable.

#458302064 / gettyimages.comWashington Capitals first-line winger Tom Wilson sustained a lower-body injury during the second period of the game against the Carolina Hurricanes.Wilson had body checked the Hurricanes defenseman John-Michael Liles when he pulled up lame. Wilson immediately left the ice and was sent down to the locker room; Wilson was playing in the second game of a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals hold Season Ticket Holder party at the National Zoo

Last night, the Washington Capitals held their annual Season Ticket Holder party. For the last few years, the party has been at Six Flags, but this year the team switched it up and had the party at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Players were located throughout the zoo, mostly around the Elephant House, Small Mammal House and Great Cats Exhibit. Not only were season ticket holders...
Via DC Sports-Kings
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reeling Caps Move on to Face Flames

Alex Ovechkin has a chance to break the all-time points record in franchise history on Tuesday night. (Caps Outsider) Your Washington Capitals (4-5-2, 10 pts) suffered their fourth straight regulation loss when they were defeated by the Arizona Coyotes (4-6-1, 9 pts) 6-5 Sunday night at the Verizon Center. Tom Wilson, John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin, […]
Via Capitals Outsider
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Brooks Laich Will Not Travel With Team. Tom Wilson Sent to Rehab Assignment in AHL

The Washington Capitals made a few decisions on two injuries players as the team heads out west for a three game road trip through Canada. Jason Brough from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Brooks Laich will not join the team on the road trip. Brough also reported that forward Tom Wilson will be sent down to AHL Hershey for practice and two games.#476994865 / gettyimages.comBrooks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals re-assign Tom Wilson to Hershey Bears

Photo cred: nhl.com The Washington Capitals have announced that forward Tom Wilson has been sent down to the Hershey Bears for a rehab assignment. Wilson has missed all five of the Capitals’ games this season with an ankle injury he sustained in the off-season. This week, Wilson is expected to practice with the Hershey Bears and then play Friday and Saturday night. If ready, the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps assign Tom Wilson to Hershey, Jay Beagle returns

The Washington Capitals have assigned F Tom Wilson to AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.   Wilson has not played in the first five games this season due to rehabilitation of a broken fibula that led to surgery during the off-season. Wilson will debut in Chocolatetown this weekend.  He will likely play a few rehabilitation and conditioning games in the AHL before getting the recall to...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Wilson teaches Latta and O’Brien to fight

Even though Tom Wilson won’t be back on the ice for a few more weeks, he is still helping some of the younger players. Yesterday after the Capitals’ practice, Wilson took Latta and O’Brien over to the boards to teach them some fighting techniques. Both Latta and O’Brien have already been in a fight this season and neither of them had a good outing. Watch Tom Wilson’s fighting...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps Finalizing the 2014 roster

The Washington Capitals are finalizing their 2014 roster.  There were a few moves today. First, Washington has released D Steve Oleksy.  Oleksy has been with the capitals system since the 2012-13 season.  Olesky played in four preseason games.  During that time, Oleksy appeared in 61 games for the Caps blue line.  He scored 3 goals and added 8 assists over those 61 games. In...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Tom Wilson unsure when he will return

The Washington Capitals are missing Tom Wilson from training camp. He suffered a broken fibula in his left leg over the summer and had surgery to repair it. He will probably miss all of preseason but aims to be back at some point in the near future.#482915477 / gettyimages.comWilson has recently started skating but has not taken any practices with his teammates. He is taking his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Spencer knock out former Capital Tyson Strachen

This time last season Tim Spencer was gearing up to play hockey with the Sheffield Steelers of the Elite Ice Hockey League in England. Yes the man wasn’t even playing hockey in North America when the Hershey Bears signed him to replace fan favorite Joel Rechlicz in the enforcer role. With an invite to training camp by the Washington Capitals in hand, head coach Barry Trotz gave...
Via DC Sports-Kings
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps open training camp, Ovi back to left wing

The Washington Capitals opened their training camp today under new bench boss Barry Trotz.  Word from Kettler was that the first practice was intense, with plenty of hard skating. One question that beckoned an answer before training camp was the main position that Alexander Ovechkin would play this season for Washington.  Ovechkin, a career left winger, played right wing often...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mathieu Perreault, Tom Wilson, and Roster Decisions

Photo by RMNB's intrepid Chris Gordon Sunday night, the Washington Capitals finally addressed an elephant in the room when they traded center Mathieu Perreault to the Anaheim Ducks for minor leaguer John Mitchell and a fourth-round pick in this year’s draft.  With the move, the Capitals are now at 23 players on the NHL roster and seem to have their opening night 23-man sheet...
Via Rock the Red
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Tom Wilson suffers ankle injury

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson suffered an ankle injury from a fall that happened a few weeks ago. The details regarding the dynamic of the injury have not been specified thus far. However, it is possible that he could miss part of training camp to allow for recovery, according to Jason Brough of NBC Sports.#168742210 / gettyimages.comIt remains unknown how Wilson managed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014: Number 2

Tom Wilson vs. Lance Bouma.  October 3rd.  8:10 into the first period.  Caps down 1-0. Coming in at number three in the Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014 is big Tom Wilson. It was known at the beginning of the season that if anyone was going to drop the gloves and fight for the Caps, it […]
Via Capitals Outsider
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps Top Fights of 2013-2014: Number 3

Tom Wilson vs. Rich Clune. December 7th. 16:30 into the first period. Capitals up 3-0.
Via Capitals Outsider
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Tom Wilson and Open House at Verizon Center!

The Caps held an open house at Verizon Center on Wednesday, inviting fans in to shop for season tickets, talk hockey with Capitals assistant general manager Don Fishman, and to meet forward Tom Wilson.
Via Capitals Outsider
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals Off-Season Ahead, Potential Buyouts on the Horizon?

The most strenuous part of the NHL off-season was taken care of for Caps owner Ted Leonsis when he filled in the vacant positions at the top of the organization. Barry Trotz is now behind the bench and Brian MacLellan is the guy responsible for bringing players in to fill the players bench. Now that a head coach is in place along with a general manager, what is next for the Washington...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Capitals Tom Wilson destroys Isles Mike Halmo

As the season winds down in the NHL, the one thing that fans in Washington D.C. have learned is that Tom Wilson will fight anyone at anytime. Last night against the Islanders was no different. After laying down a heavy hit, Islanders Mike Halmo took exception and came to his teammates defense. Tom Wilson isn’t a small guy, Halmo however skated into a huge mismatch. One can only...
Via DC Sports-Kings
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Wilson Vs. Mike Halmo

Don't mess with Tom WIlson.
Via Capitals Outsider
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Patrick Elias hit into stanchion

The Devils lost Patrick Elias, Adam Henrique and Jacob Josefson to injuries when they took on the Capitals on Friday night. The most cringe-worthy of the bunch had to be Elias’ as he was hit into one of the stanchions separating the benches by Washington’s Tom Wilson. The stanchions are now padded after a few scary incidents over the past few years, but this is still a tough video to watch.
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Patrick Elias hit into stanchion ☆

The Devils lost Patrick Elias, Adam Henrique and Jacob Josefson to injuries when they took on the Capitals on Friday night. The most cringe-worthy of the bunch had to be Elias’ as he was hit into one of the stanchions separating the benches by Washington’s Tom Wilson. The stanchions are now padded after a few scary incidents over the past few years, but this is still a tough video to watch.
Via Bloguin Best
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils’ Patrik Elias Checked Into Stanchion By Capitals’ Tom Wilson (GIF)

A scary scene developed in New Jersey on Friday night when Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson checked Devils forward Patrik Elias into the stanchion between the benches. Elias immediately left the game and didn’t return for the second period. There is no status on his condition at this time. Elias looks unsteady as he coasts off ice and then heads off to locker room.— Tom...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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