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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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via NESN.com
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 09, 2015  |  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.com Wilson sustained a lower-body injury after back-checking Carolina Hurricanes John-Michael Liles and pulling up lame during Sunday night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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

#458302064 / gettyimages.com 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 09, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 21, 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

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
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