Tom Wilson Gets a Long-Overdue Volleyball Bobblehead

Posted March 2, 2020

Original prototype.

Back in 2016, the Capitals held a vote for a stadium giveaway bobblehead, in which Braden Holtby won by a landslide. The other options were Justin Williams with his hair up high, and Tom Wilson wearing his halloween costume: Wilson the volleyball, from the movie Castaway.

The bobblehead will be given to fans who attend the March 24th game against the St. Louis Blues.

“I will not demand a recount,” Williams said to me after the results came through. Wilson, on the other had, was far more bitter:

Here is the Caps’ announcement:

What the bobblehead is based on:

Washington Capitals Bobbleheads