The 22-year-old didn't end up missing a single game due to a lower-body injury sustained over the weekend. With four points in 39 games, owners shouldn't be jumping at the chance to start Wilson.
Wilson (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Monday's game in Montreal, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
The winger only has four points in 39 games, so in or out, he isn't much of a fantasy threat. That said, owners who will need him should keep their eyes peeled for more information as puck drop draws near.
Wilson recorded a season-high five hits in just over 10 minutes of ice time during Thursday's loss against the Islanders.
The fourth-liner may be only seeing an average of 12:57 of ice time per game, but he is making his presence felt defensively, with 47 hits on the young campaign after 22 outings. However, don't expect much offense from Wilson, as he has only recorded one point thus far on the season.
Wilson scored a goal and had two shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Canucks
Wilson also finished with a plus-2 rating and three hits with a season-high 16:25 of ice time since being moved on the second line with Marcus Johansson and Evgeny Kuznetsov. If he can remain in such a prominent role, the 22-year-old power forward should see a significant boost to his fantasy value in standard formats and daily leagues.
If the assignment holds up, Wilson will make his debut in Washington's top six, as the