Sport Capitals’ Tom Wilson demolishes Tampa Bay player, gets boarded soon after

06:00  16 may  2018
06:00  16 may  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrates with defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) after Wilson scored against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Tampa , Fla.

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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was penalized three games in the second round of the NHL playoffs for an illegal hit on the Pittsburgh Penguins Zach Aston-Reese, but on Tuesday night, Wilson found himself on the receiving end of a high hit from Tampa Bay's Anton Stralman.

Wilson was slow to get up from the ice but returned without missing a shift. Wilson is a physical player known for his hard hits, and earlier in the first period laid out Tampa's Tyler Johnson.

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Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrates with defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) after Wilson scored against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Tampa , Fla.

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrates with defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) after Wilson scored against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Tampa , Fla.

Stralman received a two-minute minor for boarding but there could be a follow up from NHL Player Safety on the play since Stralman leads with his elbow and catches Wilson in the numbers.

After the incident, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin exchanged some words with Stralman.

The Tampa Bay Lightning lead the Capitals 4-1 at the end of the second period.

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