Caps’ Wilson the latest to be fined for diving
Washington forward Tom Wilson has been fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment, the NHL announced on Friday.
From the league:
Wilson was issued a Warning following an incident flagged by NHL Hockey Operations during NHL Game No. 936 against Toronto on March 1. His second Citation, which triggered the $2,000 fine, was issued for an incident during NHL Game No. 1057 at Minnesota on March 19.
Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment on the play, at 14:45 of the second period.
Video of the incident:
With that, Wilson becomes the eighth player to be fined for diving this season, joining Toronto’s Richard Panik, Islanders goalie Michal Neuvirth (fine occurred while with Buffalo), the Islanders’ Cal Clutterbuck, Detroit’s Gustav Nyquist, Florida’s Vincent Trocheck and Nashville’s James Neal and Montreal’s P.K. Subban, who has been fined twice.