Capitals forward Wilson fined for embellishment


Toronto Maple Leafs' Korbinian Holzer, left, and Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson fight during the third period of NHL hockey action in Toronto in 2014. (Darren Calabrese/CP)

NEW YORK — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined US$2,000 by the NHL on Friday for embellishment.

Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game March 19 versus Minnesota.

He was issued a warning from the NHL’s hockey operations department following an incident March 1 in a game versus Toronto.

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