Capitals winger Tom Wilson exited Tuesday’s matchup with the Golden Knights after taking a giant hit from Ryan Reaves, who acquired a 5 minute recreation misconduct and was ejected for the play.
Ryan Reaves takes Tom Wilson down with this blindside hit. Wilson assisted off the ice and Reaves given a 5 minute recreation misconduct.#CapsKnights pic.twitter.com/pK7xhipF7j
— NBC Sports activities Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) December 5, 2018
A coach helped Wilson off the ice after the hit within the second interval and the Capitals later dominated him out for the remainder of the sport with an upper-body harm.
#Caps Tom Wilson is not going to return to tonight’s recreation (higher physique)
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) December 5, 2018
Wilson not too long ago returned from a 14-game suspension he acquired attributable to an unlawful hit he delivered within the preseason. The suspension was initially speculated to be 20 video games however an arbitrator lowered the punishment in mid-November.
Wilson has dedicated his fair proportion of questionable hits in his six-year NHL profession. No participant has accrued extra penalties than Wilson since he entered the league in 2013 and he has been suspended by the league a number of instances for his conduct on the ice.
The severity of Wilson’s harm is unclear.