What Happened To Right Winger Of Washington Capitals Tom Wilson?

An elite player of the group, Tom only participated in the three-shift of the first game and was involved in a lower-body injury.

Tom played a crucial role in the very first game of the tournament. He boasts his teammate with an early goal lead against the league-best Florida Panthers. The goal came when at the very end of the Capital's powerplay.

Sergei Bobrovsky gave a beautiful rebound while Tom found the puck at his feet. The smashing shot went past Bob, kissing the net of the goal and claiming the 1-0 lead.

However, the celebration of the lead didn't last long. Washington Capitals caught their early goal scorer in an injury incident, making him unavailable for the rest of the game.

Netizens and Capitals fans are asking queries to the authorities for an explanation about the athlete's injury. Let's find out.

Tom Wilson Caught Up In An Accident: Is He Injured?

Tom Wilson was caught up in an accident, making him injured and unavailable for the remaining part of the game.

However, there have been no details on whether the athlete will miss more matches in the upcoming phase of the league. Tom was in red-hot form and drew the power play after taking a high stick from Radko Gudas.

After that, Tom's next shift game was the one that is believed to be the main root of the accident. As the right-winger was preparing to shoot a fierce shot past the net of MacKenzie Weegar, he stumbled upon the boards, causing a loud sound to echo in the stadium.

Tom then went off field and was seen injured with his slow movement away from the court. He played in total for three shifts and played only 1: 31 part of the game. 

The Capitals are yet to clarify the injury update among fans. The PR team of the Capitals has not ruled out Tom or announced any further details through their official social media.

According to Russianmachineneverbreaks, Peter Laviolette was the first one to address the lower-body injury of the athlete.

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