Late in the first period of only his second career playoff game, Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson got crushed and lost his skate blade. Wilson tried to get up and balance on one skate, while pushing with his bladeless skate but it was to no avail. Wilson ended up crawling back to the Capitals bench to get a line change and to get a new set of steel placed in his skate.
The Capitals and Rangers are all tied up at three games, and the series has had plenty of great NHL highlights. The series produced a phenomenal low-light on Sunday as the Caps’ Tom Wilson lost a skate blade and his return to the bench made for a good viral video. Check out the young man do all he could to get back to his team without the use of one skate. Not as easy as one...
Skating on ice is tough enough, but doing it when you are missing a blade on one foot during an NHL playoff game — as we found out yesterday — is next to impossible.
That's what happened to Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson when he was crashed into the boards and "lost his steel" during Game 6 against the New York Rangers Sunday.
The 19-year-old rookie...
Video: Falls to the ice several times
Tom Wilson was called up from Hershey and is playing in his first NHL game at the right wing on the 4th line. We’re sure many other sites will chronicle how his first game went, but let’s be honest, he isn’t likely to receive more than 8 minutes of ice time. As long as he [...]
This is the work of an increasingly nervous, neurotic and apparently slightly cruel Caps fan who, in reality, believes that Tom Wilson will be a great asset to this team, beginning tonight.
The Washington Capitals have called up right wings Joey Crabb and Tom Wilson from Hershey of the AHL ahead of Friday's Game 5 against the New York Rangers.
Crabb and Wilson joined the Capitals on Thursday. The Capitals-Rangers series is tied at two games apiece.
The Capitals needed a right wing after Martin Erat suffered an upper body injury in Game 4. Coach Adam Oates said...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2013
After falling to the New York Rangers last night and knotting the series at 2-2, the Washington Capitals have made some roster moves. With the Hershey Bears being eliminated from the Calder Cup Playoffs in the AHL, the Caps have recalled forwards Tom Wilson and Joey Crabb.
Behind Russian prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson is highly regarded by many analysts to be the next...
The Washington Capitals announced today they have recalled RW Tom Wilson and RW Joey Crabb from the AHL Hershey Bears. The Bears were eliminated last night after taking the #1 seed Providence Bruins to the brink in their best-of-5 first round series.
The big story revolves around 19-year old prospect Tom Wilson, a right-shooting 6'4, 210-lb winger. Wilson was the 16th...
It's official - Caps prospect and Team Canada alumnus Tom Wilson is a professional hockey player.
London Knights (1) vs. Saginaw Spirit (8)
Maatta looks to carry a talented Knights team deep into the post-season (Photo courtesy of Terry Wilson / OHL Images)
Season Series: 3-1 London Knights
Key Players: Max Domi (Knights), Seth Griffith (Knights), Bo Horvat (Knights), Olli Maatta (Knights), Eric Locke (Spirit), Garret Ross (Spirit), Jimmy Lodge (Spirit)
Tom Wilson was dynamite in February.
RW - Miami (Ohio) University – 19
Sixth-round pick Riley Barber, who celebrated his 19th birthday this month, had another mind-boggling month for his Miami RedHawks, appearing in eight games and scoring five goals and three assists for eight points. He was also +3. Barber has been simply dominant so far this...
The Washington Capitals were back on ice Wednesday morning of another day of training camp as they continue to work towards Saturday night's opener in Tampa Bay. Some notes from Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
Following the practice in the morning, forward Tom Wilson was sent home to Plymouth of the OHL to continue his development this season. Though Wilson was impressive in...
The Washington Capitals are busy preparing for their upcoming shortened season and their votes to ratify the new CBA. That will come today and tomorrow.
Looks like the Caps will kick off the season against Steven Stamkos and the Tamp Bay Lightning. That will be on Saturday, January 19.
Training camp opens this weekend. The Caps have decided against inviting juniors...
From Press Release
High Point/Thomasville, NC - The HiToms Baseball Club announced today the hiring of current Furman assistant coach and former HiTom Zach Brown as the franchise's 2013 head coach.
A 2005 and '06 Coastal Plain League All-Star and a member of the CPL's All-Decade team, Brown led the HiToms to two consecutive playoff appearances in 2005 & 2006...
First-round selection Tom Wilson turned it on in November
RW - Miami (Ohio) University - 18
After an incredible first month of his NCAA career, Riley Barber continued his outrageous play into November. The freshman appeared in seven games for his Miami RedHawks this month, scoring two goals and seven assists to go along with a +7 rating. Barber...
The Washington Capitals second pick of the first round, Tom Wilson, will miss two to three weeks with a fractured knuckle. Wilson has been playing in the OHL Junior League for the Plymouth Whalers.
In 8 games, the tough right winger has 2 golas and 8 assists with a +2 rating. The tough guy has racjked up 24 penalty minutes.
Wilson was recently selected to play in...
It’s Nats vs. Braves this weekend, and for years. [Thomas Boswell]
Nats lose 9-5 to Mets in Gio’s worst start of the season. [WaPo]
Drew Storen looked good in his overdue ‘12 debut. [Nats Journal]
Nats get rid of Rick Ankiel to make room for Storen. [Nats Journal]
Anthony Rendon plays for the first time in months. [Nats Journal]
O’s win second straight one-run game over Twins...
Photo by Chris Gordon, RMNB
According to a team release, the Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson to a three-year, entry-level contract Thursday. Wilson who was selected 16th in June's NHL Entry Draft, has a contract identical to that of fellow first-round pick Filip Forsberg - with a base salay of $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level. With...
The Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The 18-year-old Wilson was the 16th overall pick in the NHL draft. The deal is worth $832,500 per year at the NHL level, and $70,000 per year at the AHL level.
The forward had 27 points and 141 penalty minutes in 49 games with the Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League and 13 points in...
Caps sign Polish winger Wojtek Wolski to 1-year deal. [RMNB]
Wolski is “enigmatic,” which sounds familiar. [RMNB]
Catching up with Max Iafrate at Caps camp. [Caps Insider]
Catching up with Caps 1st-rounder Tom Wilson. [RMNB]
More and more about Strasburg’s limit. [Bog]
Midseason offensive, pitching grades for Nats. [Nats Insider, NI]
The Nats may have the freshest pitchers...
Group A was out on the ice on-time as Day 3 of Development Camp began as Kettler. The team started off on the left-side rink with puck handling and passing drills, beginning with individual stick and puck handling drills. As practice continued, the drills developed into one-on-one passing and puck handling drills, group passing drills, and line drills. Group A practice seemed...
Photo by Chris Gordon
Monday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the first day of the team’s annual summer development camp kicked off with two on-ice practice sessions and an intrasquad scrimmage. As such, I wanted to share with you some of the observations that I had from watching the scrimmage and the sessions. It is important to know that we are only one day into camp, but...
Monday morning, the newly minted main sheet at Kettler Capitals Iceplex will welcome the 2012 edition of Washington Capitals Development Camp. This annual summer showcase allows fans, media, and the Capitals brass to evaluate players that have spent the previous season playing in Major Junior, the NCAA, the USHL, or a foreign professional league. You know the biggest names...
Thomas WilsonPosition: Right WingerHeight: 6'4 Weight: 203 Shoots: RightBorn: 03/29/94, Toronto, Ontario NHL Central Scouting Rank: #15 North American SkaterPlayer Pages: NHL - EP - HF - OHL
Talent Analysis:Tom Wilson is a big, strong, tough winger who thinks in straight lines. He takes the shortest route to the puck, often running through puck-carriers at high...