Tom Wilson Hammers Mark Jankowski With A Huge Hit

Tom Wilson (Credit: Screenshot/YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAL0lAOK4F0)

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Washington Capitals defenseman Tom Wilson destroyed Penguins forward Mark Jankowski during a 5-2 Thursday night win.

Late in the first period, Wilson dropped the hammer on Jankowski with a very late hit, and he sent the Penguins player straight to the ice. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Naturally, he was hit with a penalty, but it might have been worth it. Watch the awesome hit below.

If you’re going to get a penalty, you might as well do it with as big a hit as possible. This one from Wilson on Jankowski was absolutely huge.

Now, was it a shade dirty? Without a doubt, but it’s also a great reminder why you have to keep your head on a swivel.

As for whether or not Wilson thought it was a clean hit, according to JJ Regan, he did!

Monster hits are just part of the game in hockey. It’s the nature of the beast, and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Now, might Wilson have to watch out when these teams meet again? Without a doubt, but I’m here for that kind of feud. Bring it on!