UPDATE: Anton Blidh (upper body) will not return to tonight’s game.
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) January 21, 2022
While there was no penalty on the play, Bruins fans voiced their displeasure.
Garden chant: “Bleep Tom Wilson.”
— Fluto Shinzawa (@FlutoShinzawa) January 21, 2022
It’s not the first time opposing fans have been upset at Wilson, who has been suspended five times in his career.
Wilson has 1,179 penalty minutes in 605 career NHL games. The Toronto native entered Thursday’s contest with 12 goals and 16 assists in 36 games this season.
There were a variety of reactions to the hit on social media:
— Captain Bobsense (@CBobsense) January 21, 2022