With fights in three consecutive games, Capitals 20-year-old right wing Tom Wilson is on pace to drop the gloves 22 times this season, well above the 14 fights he had as a rookie last season.
Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals fights Korbinian Holzer of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third period. Wilson also scored in this game.
With the Islanders trailing 2-0, John Taveras cut the Caps' lead in half. After the ensuing face-off Tom Wilson and Matt Martin dropped the gloves and toppled to the ice for a fight.
After a very physical shift, Tom Wilson of the Capitals and Ryan Reaves of the Blues dropped gloves.