Late in the third period, Capitals forward Tom Wilson got checked in the head by Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning. As Wilson turned back to retrieve a Jason Chimera pass in the offensive zone, Manning hit Wilson in the head and shoulder with his left arm.
Here’s another view from Hana Imiolczyk.
Wilson crumpled to the ice and stayed down for 10 seconds before eventually getting up. When he did, the Caps winger appeared dazed.
Before he left the ice, Wilson let Manning know what he thought of the cheapshot and shoved Wayne Simmonds.
The Capitals forward went back to the locker room as soon as he made it back to the bench and did not return.
Wilson heading down the tunnel.
— Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) April 21, 2016
There was no update on his condition after the game.
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