Brooks Laich doesn’t fully blame Caps teammate Tom Wilson for viciously colliding with Flyers’ defenseman Brayden Schenn at full speed – which sent Schenn flying into the boards – with minutes remaining in the 2nd period of the Caps’ 5-2 loss to Philadelphia Tuesday evening.
After scoring twice in his return from a shoulder injury, Alex Ovechkin supplied the assist on Tom Wilson’s first NHL goal. After the game, he stunned the 19-year-old rookie mid-interview with a red pillow smothered with blue shaving cream right in the face.
As Tom Wilson was being asked about his latest hockey fight by Holden and Danny Friday, the right winger gave a curious response. Listen to this short audio clip, and tell us what you think you he said.
After seeking vengeance for Jack Hillen in the Caps’ 5-4 shootout win over the Flames Thursday night, 19-year-old Caps’ winger Tom Wilson asserted himself as Washington’s next great enforcer; a reputation he’s developing throughout the NHL.
A look at three young up-and-comers hoping to make the Washington Capitals: Tom Wilson, Andre Burakovsky, and Nate Schmidt.
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. Wilson is just 19-years-old, and the Caps 16th overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft just last year.