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Capitals Tom Wilson makes himself right at home in ACC: Feschuk

Tom Wilson was laughing the other day, telling a story about another time he disturbed the peace at a Toronto rink. This was at North Toronto Memorial Arena years ago, where he grew up playing and watching minor-hockey games in the big-windowed barn near Yonge and Eglinton.There, Wilson remembers being chronically in the bad books of the guys who managed the place. His usual offence? Playing illicit games of mini-sticks in the hallways.All these years later, let’s just say he hasn’t exactly enamoured himself to the folks who work at the Air Canada Centre, either. Four games into this Maple Leafs-Capitals series, now tied 2-2, Wilson has been a central figure in both Washington wins, including Wednesday’s 5-4 restoration of order by the Presidents’ Trophy winners, which turned a giddy Toronto sellout into a largely silent night save for a third-period Leafs surge that fell short. Read more: Article Continued BelowMaple Leafs fall to Capitals in Game 4 showdownConfidence game is a two-way street: ArthurFirst-period meltdown game-changer for Leafs: DiManno

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