Top Line Tommy: Capitals’ Tom Wilson Scores Two Goals In First Period Against Penguins; Has Five Points in Four Games

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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was having a night and it was only the first period! Wilson scored two goals minutes apart in the first period during the Capitals’ clash against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday evening. The goals extended Wilson’s streak to five points in four games.

Wilson extended the Capitals lead to 2-1 at the 16:58 mark late in the opening frame. Captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom assisted.

It was scored six seconds after Pittsburgh’s first goal of the night by center Colton Sceviour.

His second goal of the night and third of the season would come at the 19:43 mark. Defenseman John Carlson had the helper. Wilson extended the Capitals’ lead to 3-1.

He also notched his seventh career multi-point game.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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