Tag Archives: First-Line

Superstar Sidekicks: A Look At the Players Who Got to Play With the Capitals’ Two Superstars

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This week, the “Down Goes Brown” column, written by Sean McIndoe for The Athletic (behind the pay wall), focused on “Projecting the Opening Night lineup for whichever team you personally cheer for”, describing the projected lineup … Continue reading

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Evolution Of Tom Wilson: From Fourth-Line Fisticuffs to Top-six Weapon

Could a 20-game suspension be the best thing that ever happened to an NHL forward?  In Tom Wilson’s case, it may just be. Throughout his career, Wilson has dominated scoresheets when it comes to all things physical.  For years, his … Continue reading

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Top-Line Tom: Tom Wilson Finally Molding into the Top-Six Player the Caps Envisioned

James Guillory/USA Today After an impressive performance in the first round of 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Capitals right wing Tom Wilson seemed to have begun to turn his career around after beginning it as a fourth-line player through his first … Continue reading

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