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Tom Wilson | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (20) / 3/29/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 210
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Tom Wilson (lower body) returned to action on Saturday.
Wilson returned after missing a couple of games and managed seven penalty minutes in the 4-1 loss to St. Louis as he took on the Blues enforcer Ryan Reaves for a five minute major and took a coincidental minor with David Backes in the third. Wilson has a goal and two assists in six games thus far with 11 penalty minutes and a minus-two rating in the early going. If he is on the waiver wire, he is a nice pickup in traditional deep pools. Nov 16 - 2:07 AM

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Tom Wilson (lower body) won't make his return on Friday.

Wilson will miss his second straight game as a result. He remains a possibility for Saturday's contest.
Nov 14 - 11:21 AM

Tom Wilson (lower body) will not be able to play on Tuesday.

Wilson was hurt during Saturday's game against Carolina. He's still a possibility for Friday's contest.
Nov 11 - 11:20 AM

Tom Wilson is questionable for Tuesday, but coach Barry Trotz doesn't expect him to be out for very long.

He sustained a lower-body injury in Saturday's overtime win over Carolina. "Went in the corner, tied up with a guy and just sort of tweaked something, then a few shifts later he came off, said, 'I've got to slow it down here,'" the Capitals bench boss stated.
Nov 10 - 3:46 PM

Tom Wilson suffered a lower body injury in the second period and did not return.

Wilson was injured attempting to hit a Carolina player. Coach Barry Trotz said after the game that it was not his ankle, an injury that kept him out of action for all but the last game in October. Consider him day-to-day for now. He has a goal and two assists with 11 penalty minutes in six games.
Nov 9 - 10:22 AM

Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist in the Capitals 6-5 loss to Arizona.

Wilson was promoted to the first line and he played well on Sunday. His points are a bonus as his real value is in penalty minutes.
Nov 3 - 9:05 AM

Tom Wilson will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game versus Detroit.

He's back with the Capitals from his AHL conditioning stint after recovering from off-season ankle surgery. If Wilson doesn't play then Eric Fehr will be in the lineup. Coach Barry Trotz said the decision won't be made until after the warmup.
Oct 29 - 6:09 PM

Tom Wilson has been called up by the Washington Capitals.

Wilson has no points in two AHL games this season. Those contests gave him a chance to shake off the rust after starting the season on the sidelines because of an ankle injury.
Oct 28 - 11:31 AM

Tom Wilson played his first game of the season for the Hershey Bears of the AHL Friday.

Wilson suffered a broken ankle in a freak off-season accident and the Capitals sent him down earlier in the week to get in some playing time. "I felt great in the first and the legs wore down a little bit there in the second and the third," Wilson told the Harrisburg Patriot-News. "I played a lot and it was a hard game, a high-paced game.... Obviously, it was my first game back in a while and my legs started to go a little bit more than I'd like, but that's just part of the experience. [Saturday] I'll get back to work and, hopefully, those legs get there soon." Wilson is expected to sit out tonight's game and then play Sunday. If all works out, he will return to the Capitals on Tuesday. He is worth picking up if you need penalty minutes as he should get 100-125 the rest of the way.
Oct 25 - 10:51 AM

Tom Wilson has been assigned to the minors.

He missed the first five games of this season with an ankle injury, but he's ready to return and will get back into game shape in the AHL with Hershey. Wilson is poised to play for the Bears this weekend.
Oct 20 - 4:39 PM

Tom Wilson (ankle) could return to action in as early as a week.

Wilson broke his ankle in a freak accident in the off-season and the feisty winger is getting close to a return. He should be good for 10 points this season with 130-140 penalty minutes.
Oct 18 - 10:20 AM

Tom Wilson (ankle) is expected to start the season on the injured reserve list according to coach Barry Trotz.

Wilson broke his ankle in the summer in a freak accident and is not yet ready to go. He has been skating thus far but on his own. He could get 10-15 points this season with 150 penalty minutes.
Oct 5 - 11:27 AM

Tom Wilson (ankle) is skating on his own at training camp.

Wilson injured his ankle in a freak accident according to him. "Ankles are tough," he said. "There are a lot of things that need to come along so it's kind of day-by-day and week-to-week and seeing how I feel. If I'm not feeling 100 percent, there's no point in rushing it. It's a long season so I'm going to reevaluate every day and continue to push myself and hopefully I'm back as soon as possible to help the team. I'm a competitive kid, I like to work hard and push myself and sometimes you have to hold back a little bit. There's no point in coming back five days early if it's going to cost you three or four weeks down the road." Wilson should get 150-plus minutes and 10-15 points in 2014-15.
Sep 20 - 12:49 PM

Sophomore forward Tom Wilson has at least some encouraging news, head coach Barry Trotz said that Wilson may be able to return before opening night on Oct. 9th.

Wilson is still recoving from the broken fibula he suffered in an accident in July. "Obviously the first thing is getting back to 100 percent health-wise, but after that, I’m going to be excited to get back into it and bring to the table whatever I can," Wilson said.
Source: Zac Boyer
Sep 19 - 11:25 PM

Forward Tom Wilson, who broke an ankle this summer, is scheduled to report to the Washington Capitals' training camp Thursday and has started skating.

"He’s coming back into town," Washington coach Barry Trotz said. "He’ll be here for the first day of camp. He’ll skate; he’ll be with the early morning group, getting his work done early. He’s making good strides. He’s back on the ice and skating, so that’s real positive."
Sep 15 - 10:21 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Marcus Johansson
2Joel Ward
3Jason Chimera
4Aaron Volpatti
RW1Alex Ovechkin
2Troy Brouwer
3Andre Burakovsky
4Jay Beagle
5Eric Fehr
6Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Dmitry Orlov
7Nate Schmidt
8John Erskine
9Jack Hillen
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters