Bruins’ Chris Wagner Details Exchange With Capitals’ Tom Wilson

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Boston Bruins forward Chris Wagner sounds willing to get his face beaten in by Tom Wilson in order to get the Capitals forward off the ice.

The Bruins winger joined Zolak & Bertrand to talk about an exchange that took place between he and Tom Wilson in Game 3 on Wednesday night.

“I just told him to ‘get mad’ because that’s usually what I say to people,” Wagner said. “Every time you touch him, he turns around like he’s going to kill you, and he’s like ‘I’d love to beat your face in.’ I’m like ‘You can if you want, but it’s not going to do anything.”

When pressed for a specific translation, Wagner said the conversation went like this:

Wagner: ‘What, do you think you’re untouchable?’

Wilson: ‘You want me to beat you up?’

Wagner: ‘You can … you should just get mad.’

Wilson: ‘I’d love to beat that face in.’

Wagner: “OK, man, nice.”

Seems like Wagner backed down pretty quickly when things started to get real. Tough radio talk, though.

The Capitals look to even up the series tonight in Boston. Puck drop is set for 6:30 PM ET.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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1 Response to Bruins’ Chris Wagner Details Exchange With Capitals’ Tom Wilson

  1. Anonymous says:

    Somehow I don’t believe that’s what Wilson said.

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