Capitals beat Blue Jackets, 5-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL-leading total with two goals Tuesday night, leading the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets, Columbus' seventh loss in a row. Eric Fehr and Tom Wilson also scored, and Marcus Johansson added an empty-net goal. Nicklas Backstrom and Jason Chimera each had two assists for the Capitals, who solidified their hold on the...
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2 days ago  |  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...
7 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  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 »
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins and Capitals Engage In Crazy Brawl Along Benches In Washington

This week’s Wednesday Night Rivalry matchup between the Penguins and Capitals got off to a fiery start in Washington when players from both teams engaged in a heated brawl along (and inside) the Penguins bench early in the first period. The melee started when a few players – including Washington’s Tom Wilson – got tied Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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 […]
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12 days ago  |  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.
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings to upgrade cell service starting Saturday

Better cell phone service is coming to Joe Louis Arena -- starting Saturday when the New York Islanders visit for a battle of two top Eastern Conference powers. Olympia Entertainment and the Red Wings announced today the launch of free high-speed public Wi-FI at The Joe that they say will improve reliability when sending and receiving phone calls and text messages, as well as provide...
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January 29, 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...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tale of The Tape: Tom Wilson vs. Zach Sill, Michael Latta vs. Steve Downie

Tom Wilson – 6’4″, 210 lbs. 21 Career NHL Regular Season Fights Zach Sill – 6’0″, 202 lbs. 6 Career NHL Regular Season Fights Michael Latta – 6’0″, 209 lbs. 7 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Steve Downie – 5’11” – 191 lbs. 40 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Tom Wilson and Michael Latta strolled […]
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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...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Grossmann out 3 weeks with 'upper-body injury'

Nick Grossmann left late in the first period of the Flyers 3-2 overtime win over the Capitals on Thursday night after taking a clean hit from Tom Wilson. The Flyers announced during the game that Grossmann would not return with an upper-body injury. That description did not change on Friday, but the Flyers did announce that Grossmann would miss the next three weeks recovering...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Many Caps vs. Many Blue Jackets

Tom Wilson: 6’4″, 210 lbs. 20 Career NHL Regular Season Fights Dalton Prout: 6’3″, 222 lbs. 9 Career NHL Regular Season Fights December 18th, 2014. 12:20 Into The Second Period. Caps Tied 2-2. Tom Wilson was being bullied in the corner. Wilson does not like that, so he decided to drop the gloves with Dalton […]
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Tom Wilson vs. Korbinian Holzer vs. Ref

Tom Wilson: 6’4″, 210 lbs. 19 Career NHL Regular Season Fight. Korbinian Holzer: 6’3″, 205 lbs. 1 Career NHL Regular Season Fight. Nov. 29th, 2014. 17:02 into the third period. Caps down 6-2. Tom Wilson skates out onto the ice, fury radiating from his massive body. His Caps weren’t doing very well, and when the […]
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee gets punched during Capitals/Leafs game

When the puck dropped at the Air Canada Centre, it seemed like the Capitals weren’t ready to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs. As time ticked down and the Maple Leafs leading the Capitals 6-2, things started to get chippy. With 2:58 remaining in the third period, Tom Wilson and Korbinian Holzer decided to drop the gloves. When the fight was over, the referees tried to break up...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Tom Wilson vs. Matt Martin

Tom Wilson: 6’4″, 210 lbs. 18 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Matt Martin 6’3″, 215 lbs. 44 Career NHL Regular Season Fights. Matt Martin skates up to Wilson. The two nod at each other. “Hey Matt, how’s it going?” Wilson asked. “Pretty good, just not looking forward to this cold weather coming,” Martin answered. That’s […]
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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November 15, 2014  |  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 / Wilson sustained a lower-body injury after back-checking Carolina Hurricanes John-Michael Liles and pulling up lame during Sunday night...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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

#458302064 / Washington 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...
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November 09, 2014  |  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
November 06, 2014  |  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...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals re-assign Tom Wilson to Hershey Bears

Photo cred: 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...
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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...
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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...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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