Tom Wilson has another hearing, this time after ‘predatory hit’ vs. Blues


Tom Wilson will have yet another hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety.

This hearing, it was announced Monday, will be held on Tuesday, two days before the Washington Capitals open the regular season on the road versus the Ottawa Senators.

After receiving a two-game preseason suspension last month, Wilson was ejected from Sunday’s game versus the St. Louis Blues after he was called for boarding for a hit on Sam Blais.

Wilson received a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct, while drawing the ire of the Blues, including head coach Mike Yeo.

“It’s a predatory hit with a guy that apparently didn’t learn his lesson from the first suspension,” said Yeo, per NBC Sports Washington. “So, maybe coming down a little bit harder on him will make him think a little bit more about it. It’s tough going against vulnerable people.”