NHL fines Capitals’ Wilson $2,000 for embellishment

The NHL made the Capitals' Tom Wilson $2,000 poorer Friday.

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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for diving.

The NHL announced the fine on Friday. Wilson received a minor penalty for embellishment during a game against Minnesota on March 19.

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

The second citation triggered the fine.