Tom Wilson has an issue with penalties. He draws a ton and commits a ton. On Tuesday he caught a kneeing penalty in the second period. No worries: the Capitals killed it with ease.
But immediately after leaving the Willy bin, Wilson executed the biggest hit we’ve seen these playoffs.
Poor Lubomir Visnovsky, repeated concussion victim, was skating with his head down and hunched over. Wilson stopped moving his legs but didn’t shy away from the hit.
Lubo was, in a word: devastated.
Wilson was called for charging, which– let’s be real– is a bad call. But when you hit a guy that hard, I guess the refs feel like they gotta “control the game” or whatever.
Speaking of whatever: the Caps killed the penalty.
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