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Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson
Right Wing  - WSH
Number: 43
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 29, 1994  (Age 21)
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Drafted: WSH / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (16th overall) PROSPECT BIO
Set career highs in goals (4), assists (13), points (17) and penalty minutes (172) ... Ranked
fourth in the NHL in penalty minutes (172) ... Recorded an assist vs. CAR (3/31) ... Tallied
an assist vs. BOS (3/15) ... Earned an assist vs. BUF (3/7) ... Scored a goal and earned
17 PIM at CBJ (3/3) ... Scored a goal at PHI (2/22) ... Earned an assist at OTT (2/5) ...
Tallied an assist vs. EDM (1/20) ... Earned an assist vs. COL (1/12) ... Earned two assists
vs. TB (12/13), marking his first career multi-assist game ... Played in his 100th NHL game
vs. CBJ (12/12) ... Recorded an assist at TB (12/9) ... Earned an assist at NJ (12/6) ...
Scored a goal and earned 15 PIM vs. TOR (11/29) ... Earned an assist vs. NYI (11/28) ...
Registered a game-high six hits and earned seven PIM at STL (11/15) ... Earned an assist
vs. CGY (11/2) ... Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. ARI (11/2), marking his first multi-point
game of the season and the second multi-point game of his career (11/5/13 vs. NYI: 1g,
1a) ... Made his season debut vs. DET (10/29) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on 10/28
... Appeared in two games with the Bears (10/24-10/26) ... Re-assigned to Hershey (AHL)
on 10/20 ... Tallied seven hits in Game 2 of the ECQF vs. NYI (4/17) ... Registered five hits
in Game 3 at NYI (4/19) ... Recorded five hits in Game 4 at NYI (4/21) ... Earned his first
career NHL playoff point with an assist in Game 5 of the ECSF at NYR (5/8).
2013-14: Ranked seventh in the NHL in penalty minutes (151), third among NHL rookies
and Washington skaters in hits (197) ... One of three NHL rookies to appear in all 82
games this season (Nathan MacKinnon, Tyler Johnson) ... Skated in a career-high 14:43
of ice time at CAR (4/10) ... Sparred with Mike Halmo at NYI (4/5) ... Earned an assist at
SJ (3/22) ... Scored a goal vs. VAN (3/14) ... Earned 17 PIM at PHI (3/5) ... Scored a goal
vs. WPG (2/6) ... Earned an assist and sparred with Nick Foligno at CBJ (1/30) ... Earned
an assist and sparred with Brandon Prust at MTL (1/25) ... Earned an assist at NJ (1/24)
... Registered 20 PIM at PHI (11/17) ... Earned an assist and led all skaters with six hits at
NYI (11/30) ... Registered five hits vs. MTL (11/29) ... Registered four hits at DET (11/15)
... Registered an assist vs. MIN (11/7) ... Earned his first NHL point with an assist and
scored his first NHL goal vs. NYI (11/5) ... Led the Capitals with four hits vs. COL (10/12)
... Made NHL regular-season debut at CHI (10/1). 2012-13: Made NHL debut in Game 5
of ECQF vs. NYR ... Became first WSH teenager (19) to make NHL debut in the playoffs
... Recorded four hits in 6:24 in Game 5 vs. NYR ... Skated a career-high 9:02 vs. NYR in
Game 7 ... Made professional debut with Hershey (AHL) in Game 3 of the AHL ECQF vs.
Providence (5/4) ... Scored his first career AHL goal in Game 4 of the AHL ECQF (5/5) ...
Recorded one goal and six penalty minutes in three playoff games
Junior Career
2012-13: Skated in 48 games for Plymouth (OHL) ... Ranked sixth on the team in goals
(23), third in assists (35), fifth in points (58) and second in PIM (102) ... Earned OHL
Player of the Week honors for the week ending 4/21 ... Appeared in 12 playoff games
for the Whalers ... Ranked second on the team in goals (9), fifth in assists (8), fourth in
points and first in penalty minutes (41) during the postseason ... Helped Plymouth reach
OHL Western Conference Championship Series where they fell to London in five games
... Earned a hat trick (3g, 0a) against London in Game 2 (4/21) ... Collected six goals, two
assists and 12 penalty minutes in his last four games of the championship series. 2011-12:
Participated in the CHL Top Prospects Game ... Was voted as the ‘Best Body Checker’ in
the OHL’s 2012 Western Conference Coaches Poll and was a runner up for the ‘Hardest
Worker’ category ... Set OHL career highs in games played (49), goals (9), assists (18),
points (27), penalty minutes (141) and plus/minus (+17) with Plymouth ... Ranked 11th on
the team in points and 1st in penalty minutes despite missing 19 games ... Ranked 2nd on
the team in playoff points and t-1st in goals ... Skated in 13 playoff games for the Whalers
... Led Plymouth in postseason penalty minutes and plus/minus (+10). 2010-11: Skated in
28 games for Plymouth ... Scored three goals and earned three assists ... Ranked 7th
on Plymouth in penalty minutes (71) despite only playing 28 games in his OHL rookie
International Career
2011: Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
... Posted three goals in five games ... Won gold with Team Ontario at the World Under-17
Hockey Challenge ... Recorded one assist and six penalty minutes in four games.
NHL Transactions
Selected by Washington in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Twitter: @Tom_Wilso ... Won the EA Sports NHL 14 Tournament at the 2013 NHLPA
Rookie Showcase ... Enjoys skiing and wakeboarding in the offseason … Aspires to
someday travel to every continent … Enjoys watching Friday Night Lights and reading
Harry Potter … Favorite hockey memory is his 1st NHL Game ... Lists his favorite TV
shows as The O.C., One Tree Hill and Friday Night Lights ... His favorite movies are
Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison ... His favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston.