Tom Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Caps' Tom Wilson fined $2,400 for knee hit to Pens' Conor Sheary

    TSN "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $2,403.67 for kneeing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Conor Sheary during Game 1 of the teams’ second round series in Washington. " April 29

  • Caps RW Wilson's hit on Sheary may be reviewed

    Yahoo! Sports "Washington Capitals blunt force object Tom Wilson was going to be a physical presence in their second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and didn’t waste any time in Game 1 making that presence known. And, as Tom Wilson is one to do, crossing the line of legality in doing so. As..." April 29

  • Trotz on Wilson: ‘What do you want me to do, put him in jail?’

    Sportsnet "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson spent five minutes in the sin bin Thursday. Nothing permanent. Wilson boarded Pittsburgh Penguins forward Nick Bonino from behind into the end boards and was assessed a five-minute major (watch the hit above). The Capitals lost 4-3 in OT to the Penguins on..." April 08

  • Tom Wilson's match penalty rescinded, suspension waived

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Tom Wilson has been vindicated. Thirty-eight hours after Wilson was assessed a match penalty for a deliberate attempt to injure Ottawa Senators forward Curtis Lazar, the NHL has rescinded the penalty and waived the automatic suspension that goes with it. A league source confirmed the ruling to CSN..." December 18

  • Capitals’ Tom Wilson: ‘I don’t hit to hurt people’

    Washington Post "As Tom Wilson has tried to limit his minutes in the penalty box this season, he’s had to navigate some frustrations of walking a fine line. Wilson takes pride in being a physical player, but he doesn’t want to be whistled for a minor and then put his team in a compromising position. Capitals Coach..." November 22

  • Report: NHL teams take issue with Tom Wilson's hits

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Tom Wilson has made a name for himself in his young career for his physical style of play. While that has endeared him to Caps fans, opposing teams are starting to take issue. In his 30 Thoughts column, Elliotte Friedman reports that "several" teams have complained about Wilson to the NHL's..." November 18

  • Capitals' Wilson fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today. Revised for the 2014-15 season following offseason approval by the League's Board of Governors and the National Hockey..." March 27

  • Caps’ Wilson now sidelined until after training camp begins

    Washington Post "Forward Tom Wilson, who injured his ankle this offseason, is not expected to return to the ice until after training camp opens this September, a Capitals representative said Wednesday. According to the spokesman, doctors determined the expected timetable for Wilson’s recovery after evaluating..." July 09

  • Tom Wilson: ‘When you hit a guy hard and clean, you’ve got to be ready’ to fight

    Washington Post "Right or wrong, hockey has always had its own brand of on-ice justice where players are made to answer for slights both real and perceived by being challenged to a fight. It’s an enduring part of the NHL, and the ability for players to stand up for teammates is part of the reason many believe..." January 01

  • Caps GM is happy Wilson ‘was vindicated’ by lack of suspension

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Washington Capitals have made adamant statements that Tom Wilson delivered a clean hit on Brayden Schenn on Tuesday. Following Thursday’s announcement that no supplemental discipline will take place, Caps GM George McPhee told the Washington Post that the league made the right decision. “We..." December 19

  • No supplemental discipline for Washington's Wilson "The NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday announced Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will not be subject to supplemental discipline for a check on Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn in a game Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center. Wilson had a phone hearing Thursday afternoon with..." December 19

  • Wilson to have NHL hearing Thursday for hit on Schenn

    CSN Washington "On the same day the NHL Department of Player Safety suspended Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland for an illegal check to the head, it scheduled a Thursday hearing for Capitals rookie right wing Tom Wilson for his hit on Philadelphia Flyers center Brayden Schenn Tuesday night at Wells Fargo..." December 19

  • Capitals will not loan Tom Wilson to Team Canada for World Juniors

    Washington Post "Team Canada will announce its preliminary roster for the World Junior Championships later Monday afternoon, but when those players are named, Tom Wilson won’t be among them. The Capitals have decided they will not loan Wilson, a junior-eligible rookie, to Team Canada so he could participate in..." December 02

  • Tom Wilson to remain with Capitals, won't be sent back to Junior

    SB Nation "Tom Wilson will remain with the Capitals for the "remainder" of the 2013-14 season. Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will spend the entirety of the 2013-14 season in the NHL the team announced on Friday morning. The 19-year-old forward is still eligible to play at the junior level and..." October 18

  • Ovechkin: Tom Wilson a piece Capitals have been missing

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alex Ovechkin thinks highly of Tom Wilson. Wilson you’ll recall is the Washington Capitals’ first-round 16th overall pick from the 2012 NHL Draft. In a 5-4 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks in exhibition play Wilson scored a goal by planting himself in front of the net and a fight – he..." September 21

  • Oates on Wilson: 'We need what he brings'

    CSN Washington "It’s been just two preseason games but Capitals coach Adam Oates has already seen enough of Tom Wilson to know he belongs in the NHL. Now he just has to convince George McPhee. “I like what I see in Willy enough that I would like to keep him around us” Oates said Tuesday night after Wilson..." September 18

  • Adam Oates on Tom Wilson: ‘I would like to keep him around us’

    Washington Post "Tom Wilson is settling in with the Capitals quite well this preseason. He’s one of the few prospects with a stall in the main dressing room at the team’s practice facility in Arlington. He helps run warmup drills ahead of preseason contests. And he carries himself as a veteran who has been taking..." September 18

  • Capitals’ prospect Wilson wants to make it ‘tough to send me away’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Not even two months after his 19th birthday Tom Wilson made the jump from the Plymouth Whalers in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs to the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup playoffs. That was also less than a full year after the Capitals selected the gigantic right winger – he stands at..." September 07

  • Tom Wilson eager to make an impact for Caps

    Washington Post "Highly-touted prospect Tom Wilson made his NHL debut in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but it remains to be determined whether the young winger will be on the Capitals’ opening-night roster next fall. As encouraged as the Capitals were by Wilson’s performance in three games against the New York..." May 18

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    Katie Carrera @kcarrera

    Tom Wilson will play on the fourth line with Matt Hendricks and Jay Beagle. Oates says he’s looking for a “spark”. #Caps #NYR