clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

The Noon Number: Willy or Won’t He?

A look at a hot start for the top line’s third wheel

Colorado Avalanche vs Washington Capitals Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images

4 - Consecutive games with an assist for Tom Wilson, a new career long (previously three games, accomplished twice, most recently December 20-23, 2019).

Wilson, whose six even-strength assists are tied for the League lead, has increased his points-per-game rate every year he’s been in the NHL, and if his start to 2021-22 is any indication, that trend is going to continue.