Tom Wilson Was Trending, Back To The Future!

DC Sports Nexus ---- Monday, May 13, 2013


During Sunday night's Washington Capitals playoff game, rookie Tom Wilson lost a skate creating one of the funnier scenes of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs as he struggled to get to the bench on one leg (cool GIF here).  The play caused "Tom Wilson" to start trending locally on Twitter.

So why were some people confused about this?



I'm sure you've seen the great Back to the Future movies.  And if you have seen them, then you know Biff, Marty McFly's nemesis in all three films in the series who is always crashing into manure trucks and botching cliches (screen door on a battleship).

What you may not have known is that the actor who plays Biff is Thomas Wilson (Tom Wilson).  So once non Caps fans saw 'Tom Wilson' trending, they assumed something happened to Biff.  Their tweets:





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