Capitals’ Tom Wilson day-to-day with lower-body injury

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) chases the puck next to Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov (44) during the second period of an NHL hockey game. (Nick Wass/AP)

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, the team announced Saturday.

According to Mike Vogel of, Wilson came out for the start warmups but left before line rushes. T.J. Oshie will take his spot on the top line against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Wilson appeared to suffer the injury during Friday’s 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets after colliding with forward Ryan MacInnis.

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