This news will make a lot of people around the league happy, and a few Capitals fans pretty upset. NHL Player Safety has announced that they are suspesning Capitals forward Tom Wilson seven games for his dangerous hit on Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo.
Washington’s Tom Wilson has been suspended for seven games for Boarding Boston’s Brandon Carlo. https://t.co/kKEJL0v4Bq
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) March 7, 2021
The punishment seems to fit the crime although people are divided with some thinking he deserves more games and others saying he should have received less.
What we do know is that this is Wilsons’s 5th career suspension and it is safe to say his next violation will bring down a much more severe punishment.
Brandon Carlo was taken to the hospital following the hit but was released and sent to home this morning, no further information has been released about his condition.
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