The NHL suspended Tom Wilson for three games for his illegal check to the head on Zach Aston-Reese.
Wilson will move into the Capitals' top-6 on Friday.
Andre Burakovsky has had a slow start to the season, so Wilson will move up to a line with Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie for tonight’s game in Detroit. This obviously helps Wilson’s fantasy status, but he has yet to record a point one four shots in three games this season. The 23-year-old has a career-high of just seven goals and 23 points.
Wilson has served his suspension and will make his season debut on Friday.
Wilson missed the first four games of the season because of a suspension he earned in the preseason. He will draw into the lineup on the third line with Lars Eller and Brett Conolly and comes into this season after posting 19 points (7G / 12A), 95 shots and 239 hits last year.
The NHL suspended Tom Wilson for four games for boarding.
Wilson will miss the first four games of the regular season for boarding the Blues’ Sam Blais. This is not the ideal start to the season for the bruising winger, but it will likely give the Capitals a chance to take an extended look at Alex Chiasson.
Wilson (head) has been medically cleared to play in Game 2.
Wilson missed the final two games of the regular season and game 1 of the postseason, but he will replace Michael Latta in the lineup tonight for Game 2. He had four goals and 13 assists (17 points) in 67 games.
Wilson (head) will not play in Game 1.
Wilson will miss his third straight game with a head injury despite skating in every session since Monday. He could get back in for game 2.
Source: Zac Boyer 04/15/15, 9:10 am EST
Wilson (head) returned to practice on Monday.
Wilson missed the final two games of the regular season after being hit in the head by a shot on April 5th vs. the Red Wings. Wilson was reportedly not dealing with concussion-like symptoms and he is skating in a regular jersey this morning, so he could be good-to-go for Game 1 on Wednesday.
Wilson (upper-body) will not play on Wednesday.
Wilson did not skate this morning after taking a shot to the head on Sunday. He has reportedly not suffered from any concussion-like symptoms, so he remains day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Source: Mike Vogel 04/8/15, 2:08 pm EST
Tom Wilson on the ice for the Capitals morning skate. A sign he is close to a return but will not play in tonight's contest.
Before his injury the big young prospect was playing on the top line with Ovechkin and Backstrom. He has 3 points in 6 games and could be someone to keep an eye on in keeper leagues
Wilson (lower-body) will not play on Tuesday.
Wilson had been skating on the top-line recently, but with him out the Capitals will turn to Jay Beagle to skate alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Wilson is day-to-day and hopes to be back in the lineup for either Friday or Saturday.
Wilson (lower-body) is not on the ice for Capitals practice on Monday.
Wilson suffered a lower-body injury in the Capitals win over the Hurricanes on Saturday. He was skating on the Capitals’ top-line, a spot that is now being occupied by Jay Beagle with Wilson not skating. Consider him day-to-day.
Wilson is skating on the Capitals top line this morning.
The second year forward played a season-high 15:04 and scored one goal with one assist against Arizona on Sunday. This morning he is skating with Alex Ovehckin and Nicklas Backstrom, so it looks like he will be taking on a larger offensive role. Head coach Barry Trotz expressed his interest in having this trio together in the preseason and it has materialized.
Wilson will make his season debut tonight.
Wilson was originally listed as a game-time decision, but he will be in the lineup with Eric Fehr coming out of the lineup. He will start on the fourth line, but there was some chatter in the preseason that the Capitals were thinking about having him playing on the top line with Nicklas Backstrom and Alexander Ovechkin, so he might be someone to keep an eye on.
Source: @washcaps 10/29/14, 3:15 pm EST
Wilson (ankle) will be a game-time decision tonight.
Wilson, 20, was recently recalled from his conditioning stint with Hershey and rotated in on the Capitals fourth line in the morning skate. Head coach Barry Trotz called him a game-time decision, which likely means he will take warmups and a decision will be made then. If he plays, Eric Fehr will come out.
The Capitals have recalled Tom Wilson from Hershey (AHL).
Wilson, 20, missed the start of the season after undergoing offseason ankle surgery. Wilson had 10 points (3G / 7A) in 82 games with the Capitals last season and failed to record a point in two games while he was getting back up to speed in Hershey.
The Capitals have reassigned Tom Wilson (ankle) to Hershey (AHL).
Wilson is nearly ready to return after having offseason ankle surgery. He will head to the Hershey Bears where he should practice throughout the week and likely play this weekend. He should be back with the Capitals really soon after playing 82 games with them in his rookie season.
Tom Wilson will play on #Caps 4th line with Matt Hendricks and Jay Beagle in Game 5 vs. #NYR
With Martin Erat out Wilson will make his NHL debut in a huge Game 5 between the Capitals and Rangers. He had 23 goals and 35 assists in 48 games with the Plymouth Whalers. He also had 17 points in 12 playoff games.
With Martin Erat getting hurt last night, Washington has recalled Joey Crabb and Tom Wilson
Wilson had 23 goals and 35 assists in 48 games with the Plymouth Whalers. He also had 17 points in 12 playoff games.