Late in the first period of only his second career playoff game, Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson got crushed and lost his skate blade. Wilson tried to get up and balance on one skate, while pushing with his bladeless skate but it was to no avail. Wilson ended up crawling back to the Capitals bench to get a line change and to get a new set of steel placed in his skate.
The Capitals and Rangers are all tied up at three games, and the series has had plenty of great NHL highlights. The series produced a phenomenal low-light on Sunday as the Caps’ Tom Wilson lost a skate blade and his return to the bench made for a good viral video. Check out the young man do all he could to get back to his team without the use of one skate. Not as easy as one...
Skating on ice is tough enough, but doing it when you are missing a blade on one foot during an NHL playoff game — as we found out yesterday — is next to impossible.
That's what happened to Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson when he was crashed into the boards and "lost his steel" during Game 6 against the New York Rangers Sunday.
The 19-year-old rookie...
Video: Falls to the ice several times
Tom Wilson was called up from Hershey and is playing in his first NHL game at the right wing on the 4th line. We’re sure many other sites will chronicle how his first game went, but let’s be honest, he isn’t likely to receive more than 8 minutes of ice time. As long as he [...]
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.
Crabb and Wilson joined the Capitals on Thursday. The Capitals-Rangers series is tied at two games apiece.
The Capitals needed a right wing after Martin Erat suffered an upper body injury in Game 4. Coach Adam Oates said...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago
After falling to the New York Rangers last night and knotting the series at 2-2, the Washington Capitals have made some roster moves. With the Hershey Bears being eliminated from the Calder Cup Playoffs in the AHL, the Caps have recalled forwards Tom Wilson and Joey Crabb.
Behind Russian prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson is highly regarded by many analysts to be the next...
The Washington Capitals announced today they have recalled RW Tom Wilson and RW Joey Crabb from the AHL Hershey Bears. The Bears were eliminated last night after taking the #1 seed Providence Bruins to the brink in their best-of-5 first round series.
The big story revolves around 19-year old prospect Tom Wilson, a right-shooting 6'4, 210-lb winger. Wilson was the 16th...
It's official - Caps prospect and Team Canada alumnus Tom Wilson is a professional hockey player.
Thomas WilsonPosition: Right WingerHeight: 6'4 Weight: 203 Shoots: RightBorn: 03/29/94, Toronto, Ontario NHL Central Scouting Rank: #15 North American SkaterPlayer Pages: NHL - EP - HF - OHL
Talent Analysis:Tom Wilson is a big, strong, tough winger who thinks in straight lines. He takes the shortest route to the puck, often running through puck-carriers at high...