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Capitals Re-sign Tom Wilson

June 30, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed right wing Tom Wilson to a two-year, $4 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Wilson will earn $1.75 million in 2016-17 and $2.25 million in 2017-18.

Wilson, 22, registered 23 points (seven goals, 16 assists) and 163 penalty minutes in 82 games with Washington last season. The 6’4”, 215-pound right wing set career highs in points, goals, assists and plus/minus (+4) and played in all 82 games for the second time in his three-season NHL career. Wilson led the Capitals and ranked third in the NHL in penalty minutes (163) last season and led Washington and ranked 10th in the NHL in hits (253). He scored his first career game-winning goal against Columbus on March 28 and tallied four multi-point games in 2015-16.  Wilson played in his 200th NHL/Capitals game against Philadelphia on Feb. 7, becoming the fifth player in franchise history to play 200 games before his 22nd birthday (Bob Carpenter, Scott Stevens, Gaetan Duchesne, Kevin Hatcher).

Wilson has earned 50 points (14 goals, 36 assists) and 486 penalty minutes in 231 career NHL games with Washington. He has led the Capitals in penalty minutes in each of his three NHL seasons. The Toronto native was drafted by Washington in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft. He ranks first in penalty minutes (486) and fifth in games played (231) among the 2012 NHL Draft class.

Wilson will be available to the media at 10 a.m. on Friday via conference call. To access the call, please contact a member of the Capitals communications department.


July 2, 2016
they really can't afford to lose Wilson! good job, the kid's a stud.