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Tom Wilson Plays His 200th Game

Tom Wilson became only the fifth player in Caps franchise history to play 200 NHL games before his 22nd birthday.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The five best hockey fights from Week 15

The 2015-16 season has passed the midway point and with it we’ve arrived on our 15th installment of Hockey Fights of the Week. This week’s batch of bouts have a little bit of everything – a late punch which might have crossed the line, a couple lopsided scraps and a few where we had a difficult time picking a winner. 5. Chris Neil (OTT) vs Patrick Maroon (ANH) – Jan...
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21 days ago  |  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

Video: 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 many...
Via Bloguin Best
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 12

The holidays are still in full swing as we head towards New Year’s and we’re excited to bring you another installment of the week’s best fights. Once again, no love was lost as numerous players were eager to throw their gloves down despite the peace and joy of the holidays. 5. Steve Downie (ARZ) vs Andreas Martinsen (COL) – Dec. 27th Honestly, this wasn’t a great fight...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals fan wants to share the penalty box with Tom Wilson

The Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson ranks among the top five in NHL penalty minutes, so it's a pretty good guess that on any given night he's going to end up in the penalty box.Wilson apparently has one fan who would like to spend some time with him in the box, because this sign went up at the Verizon Center on Saturday night:And, sure enough, a bit more than halfway through the...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The NHL's best Halloween couples costumes: the Oshies, Letangs and ... Wilson-Latta?

Halloween is still five days away, but many NHL teams and players are getting a head-start on the holiday with some early Halloween parties. The Capitals, Penguins and Stars are among the teams who were donning costumes early, and team parties saw plenty of couples costumes. Disney is always a decent theme idea for a costume, and newlyweds T.J. and Lauren Oshie offered a creative...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2015  |  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...
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October 03, 2015  |  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

Bruins-Capitals Fights Spill Over Into Penalty Box In Preseason Game (Video)

The Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals engaged in four separate fights during their preseason meeting Friday night. And then they fought some more. Following a 15-second span in the third period that featured a pair of bouts, Bruins defensemen Adam McQuaid and Kevan Miller and Capitals forwards Tom Wilson and Liam O’Brien continued to hurl obscenities at one another from their...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Wilson refuses to fight Eric Boulton, gets called “scared to death”

After delivering a massive hit against Lubomir Visnovsky in the playoffs last year, the New York Islanders wasted little time in trying to get revenge on Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson this preseason. Islanders enforcer Eric Boulton chased Wilson around during the Captials 3-1 victory, hoping he would drop the gloves – to which Wilson refused. Eric Boulton on Tom Wilson...
Via Bloguin Best
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NHLers remain hard at work at #CAMP Day 3

No matter how old you are, summer camp always sounds like a lot of fun, but for the NHL players at BioSteel camp, this week of camp is also full of hard work. The latest video out of camp plays host to some humor from Washington's Michael Latta and Tom Wilson, offers great footage of some epic workouts and of course features a bit of on-ice action. The camp serves a dual purpose...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Quartet of Capitals demonstrate team chemistry in awkward wedding photo

The Michael Latta-Tom Wilson bromance was already very well-known in hockey circles, but the roommates showed there is always room for some more of their teammates in their close bond with a hilarious Instagram photo over the weekend.Latta, Wilson and Troy Brouwer were at teammate Justin Peters' wedding over the weekend when they took this photo. Nothing says team chemistry like...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

‘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...
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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...
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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...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Upset At Capitals’ Tom Wilson For Hit On Lubomir Visnovsky

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check. “We can also hit guys like that,” Tavares said Wednesday, a day after Visnovsky was hurt and did not return during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series. Tavares took...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders take exception to hit on Visnovsky by Caps' Wilson

  Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check. ''We can also hit guys like that,'' Tavares said Wednesday, a day after Visnovsky was hurt and did not return during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series. Tavares took exception to how...
Via AP on Fox
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,"...
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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...
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April 22, 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...
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April 21, 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.
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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...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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