Washington Capitals ahead Tom Wilson might be a game-time resolution for Recreation 2 of the first-round Stanley Cup playoff collection in opposition to the Florida Panthers after struggling a lower-body damage in Recreation 1 on Tuesday.
Capitals coach Peter Laviolette stated that Wilson is getting therapy Wednesday.
Wilson’s purpose within the first interval opened the scoring within the Capitals’ 4-2 win, however he left shortly after. It was not clear how he was injured. He got here again to take just a few laps across the ice throughout a TV timeout, then left once more and didn’t return.
Wilson has scored 24 objectives and 52 factors within the common season whereas averaging 18:35 per sport.
Defenseman John Carlson, who additionally left within the remaining moments following a excessive hit by Panthers ahead Sam Bennett, was “effective,” in response to Laviolette, and anticipated to play in Recreation 2 on Thursday.
The No. 8 seed Capitals take a 1-0 collection lead into Recreation 2 in opposition to the Presidents Trophy-winning Panthers in Dawn, Fla.
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