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 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 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 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.
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.