Capitals' Tom Wilson leaves game vs. Rangers with upper-body injury

Watch as right off opening draw, three fights break out between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers.

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson left Wednesday's game against the New York Rangers with an upper-body injury and did not return.

Wilson logged 1:54 of ice time in the first period and was involved in a fight with Rangers defenceman Brendan Smith.

The NHL fined Wilson $5,000 Tuesday for roughing Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich during the second period of a game Monday night at Madison Square Garden. The fine is the maximum allowable for the incident under the collective bargaining agreement, and Wilson was not disciplined for throwing Artemi Panarin to the ice moments later.

Wilson's behaviour and the NHL's light discipline drew the ire of many around the NHL, including New York forward Ryan Strome, who called it "a joke."

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