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Sportsnet.ca May 25, 2018
How Capitals used anger from Wilson suspension as rally cry

How Capitals used anger from Wilson suspension as rally cry

HC at Noon discusses the emergence of Tom Wilson, from the tough guy to a first liner, and how the Capitals used their anger from his 3-game suspension as a real rallying cry and came together as a team. The post Stanley Cup Final Preview: Three key matchups to watch appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose May 25, 2018

Braydon Coburn versus Tom Wilson: On fighting in hockey

Tom Wilson and Braydon Coburn had an unforgettable fight in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final Braydon Coburn and Tom Wilson mixed it up not once, but twice, in the Washington Capitals Game 7 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. These battles spurred the age-old debate – does fighting belong in […] Braydon Coburn versus Tom Wilson: On fighting in hockey - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
WTOP May 24, 2018

When the gloves come off: Breaking down Caps’ Game 7 brutal brawl

For the bandwagon-jumping hockey fan (like myself) the pair of Game 7 fights between Washington's Tom Wilson and Tampa Bay's Braydon Coburn was simultaneously breathtakingly brutal and beautifully orchestrated. The post When the gloves come off: Breaking down Caps’ Game 7 brutal brawl appeared first on WTOP.

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford blasts Tom Wilson for avoiding Game 3 fight

The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs saw Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford frustrated that teams were taking liberties with some of his star players.
The Hockey Writers May 17, 2018

Capitals’ Wilson Displeased with Stralman Hit

While Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson carries a reputation for big hits and controversial, perhaps dangerous plays and checks, he found himself on the other side of the play Tuesday. With Wilson turned to the boards in a battle for the puck in the first period of Game 3, Anton Stralman came from behind, throwing […] The post Capitals’ Wilson Displeased with Stralman Hit appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
WTOP May 16, 2018

Capitals’ Wilson thinks hit from TB’s Stralman had ‘don’ts’

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is an expert when it comes to knowing what the NHL looks for when punishing someone for a dangerous hit, and he thinks Tampa Bay Lightning's Anton Stralman could be in trouble. The post Capitals’ Wilson thinks hit from TB’s Stralman had ‘don’ts’ appeared first on WTOP.

Tom Wilson bangs pots, kettles for NHL Department of Player Safety

WASHINGTON – At the root of it, Capitals forward Tom Wilson really just wants to help.

Zach Aston-Reese addresses Tom Wilson hit, development for next season

Zach Aston-Reese realized what was about to happen and braced for impact.
PensBurgh May 5, 2018
Barry Trotz continues to outthink himself

Barry Trotz continues to outthink himself

The Capitals Head Coach is known for regular season success and postseason faltering -- today is just another example of that If you’re a fan of a hockey team that has a dynamic first line, you'd like to see that line succeed, right? In the case of the Washington Capitals, their top line of Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Tom Wilson has been a great line and were causing problems for the Penguins in their playoff series. We all know what happened next. Tom Wilson was suspended for his headshot on Zach Aston-Reese, and the Capitals had a decision to make on how to handle their...

Sean Gentille: Wait a second, Tom Wilson is actually pretty good

There’s a certain reliability that’s hitched to Penguins-Capitals. Call it the comfort of the routine; watching these teams play is like slipping into a old hoodie, or eating at Chick-fil-A. It’s why so many people watched Jay Leno for so long. Reliability matters. Sometimes, it matters more than quality.
Winging It In Motown May 3, 2018
Stanley Cup Playoffs Open Thread: Metro/Central games four (Now Tom Wilson-Free!)

Stanley Cup Playoffs Open Thread: Metro/Central games four (Now Tom Wilson-Free!)

Yesterday’s Results Boston Bruins 1 - Tampa Bay Lightning 4 (TBL leads 2-1) San Jose Sharks 4 - Vegas Golden Knights 0 (Series tied 2-2) Washington Capitals(Metropolitan Division 1) at Pittsburgh Penguins (Metro Division 2) Series: WSH leads 2-1 Time 7:00pm ET Television: NBCSN, SN, TVAS How will the Capital survive without Tom Wilson? Nashville Predators(Central Division 1) at Winnipeg Jets (Central Division 2) Series: WPG leads 2-1 Time 9:30pm ET Television: NBCSN, CBC. TVAS Come to think of it, how will the Predators survive without Tom Wilson?
Second City Hockey May 3, 2018
2018 Stanley Cup playoffs: May 3 open thread

2018 Stanley Cup playoffs: May 3 open thread

Here’s your place to discuss all the action. There are two Game 4s in the Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, with one series from each conference. The Washington Capitals will try to build a 3-1 series lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins for the first time since the 1995 playoffs. Washington blew a 3-1 series lead that spring and Pittsburgh took the series before falling to eventual Stanley Cup champion New Jersey in the next round. The Capitals will be without forward Tom Wilson for the next three games after the NHL suspended him for his hit against Pittsburgh’s Zach Aston-Reese in Game 3....
Sportsnet.ca May 3, 2018
T.J. Oshie disagrees with Tom Wilson suspension: ‘It’s very extreme’

T.J. Oshie disagrees with Tom Wilson suspension: ‘It’s very extreme’

The Washington Capitals will be without Tom Wilson for the next three games following a suspension from the league. Capitals forward T.J. Oshie spoke out against that decision and lamented the loss of physical play in the NHL. The post T.J. Oshie disagrees with Tom Wilson suspension: ‘It’s very extreme’ appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Capitals winger T.J. Oshie blasts Tom Wilson suspension

It’s safe to assume Capitals winger T.J. Oshie doesn’t agree with losing teammate Tom Wilson for three games because of what the NHL Department of Player on Wednesday determined to be an illegal check to Zach Aston-Reese’s head during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Tuesday.
Puck Prose May 3, 2018

Washington Capitals: Time For Tom Wilson To Adapt His Game

Whether it’s fair or not, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has to modify his approach to the game  Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had an impressive year for the Caps. He went from being a bottom-six forward to sticking on their top forward line. Granted, that line is driven by Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov. […] Washington Capitals: Time For Tom Wilson To Adapt His Game - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL

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