Tom Wilson Gets Four Game Suspension

The NHL's Department of Player Safety has suspended Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals four games for his boarding major against Sam Blais of the St. Louis Blues Sunday afternoon. This is Wilson's second suspension in the same pre-season. He was suspended two games already for an interference penalty just 10 days ago, also against … Continue reading Tom Wilson Gets Four Game Suspension

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Wilson Suspended For 2 Pre-Season Games

Washington Capitals tough guy Tom Wilson made his first Tough Call appearance of 2017-18 and the regular season hasn't even started yet. He was handed a two game suspension for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward Robert Thomas Friday night. The play was called interference on the ice, and there was no doubt about it. Thomas … Continue reading Wilson Suspended For 2 Pre-Season Games

Bad Hockey Fighting Precedent Being Set

There was an ugly incident in the OHL playoffs recently. Ottawa 67's player Travis Barron had his helmetless head slammed off the ice by Missisauga's Nicholas Hague as he was laying on the ice after a fight. The only video I can find of the cheap shot is the one from this article. Sadly, I've … Continue reading Bad Hockey Fighting Precedent Being Set

Wilson Gets Fined For Kneeing

For kneeing Penguins forward Connor Sheary, Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals received a very specific fine of $2,403.67, the maximum fine allowable under the CBA. To me, NHL Player Safety is so random with everything else it decides I'm surprised the maximum fine isn't listed as "just give us whatever you have in your … Continue reading Wilson Gets Fined For Kneeing

Wilson on Lazar: No Further Action Required

  http://youtu.be/kX2_WsBLHZE Senator Curtis Lazar is the latest NHL player to be hit in the slot with the puck on or near his stick. Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals was issued a match penalty which comes with an automatic review by the Department of Player Safety. There is one thing they're going to be … Continue reading Wilson on Lazar: No Further Action Required