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‘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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Dominate Islanders in Pivotal Game 5

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, scores a goal past New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from the Czech Republic, during the third period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-1.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)   The Washington Capitals destroyed the New York...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Winning, Not Revenge, Should Be On Islanders’ Minds

By now, we all know that the hit on Lubomir Visnovsky was dirty. Tom Wilson, whether he intended to or not, hit a defenseless man and knocked him out for at least the rest of the series (pure conjecture on my part). It’s been talked about non-stop for the past 48 hours, with Brooks Laich making it worse when he said in an interview with D.C.’s 106.7 The Fan, “What [the hit...
Via Islanders Insight
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4|23|15

The New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals have officially found themselves in a series, but the Verizon Center might just become the setting for a war when the puck drops for Game 5 tonight. It started as a fan thing. First, Islanders fans critiqued Capitals fans for being two quiet for the first two games of the series in Washington D.C.; Next, Washington captain Alex Ovechkin...
Via Islanders Insight
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Shutdown Pair Podcast: Sean Leahy on the Islanders power play and Brian Strait’s emergence, Tom Wilson’s vicious check on Lubomir Visnovsky, and the series against the Caps

In episode 16 of The Shutdown Pair Podcast, hosts Scott Charles (@ScottmCharles) and Christian Arnold (@CA_NYhockey) analyze the New York Islanders’ playoff series with the Washington Capitals. We discuss the legality of the Tom Wilson’s vicious check on Lubomir Visnovsky and his potential replacement. Scott and Christian are joined by Sean Leahy (10:30) from Yahoo! […] The...
Via Along the Boards
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Visnovsky's status uncertain for Game 5 vs Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky's status is uncertain for Game 5 of New York's playoff series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday. Coach Jack Capuano met with the player at the Islanders arena before practice Wednesday. Capuano wasn't sure if Visnovsky would travel to Washington. Visnovsky did not return after being stood up by a hard-check from...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kablooey! Penalty or No Penalty, Tom Wilson’s Hit Rocked

Tom Wilson took his second consecutive penalty in the second period Tuesday after leveling Islander Lubomir Visnovsky. Though we believe the hit was clean, refs often penalize plays like this because it’s easy too. It would’ve been hard for them not to call a penalty. And you know what? I’d rather a penalty happen like this than, […]
Via Capitals Outsider
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

America’s Miss DC 2013 Won Tom Wilson’s Jersey

Antoinette Cordova, America's Miss District of Columbia 2013, won Tom Wilson's jersey. He signed it and posed for photos with her.
Via Capitals Outsider
22 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
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