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T.J. Oshie | Winger | #77

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 195
College: North Dakota
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (24) / STL
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T.J. Oshie scored a pair of goals in Monday's 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.
He came into this game with no goals in his previous six games. Oshie opened the scoring on the power play when he ripped a one-timer from the slot past Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. The Capitals forward then added an empty-netter with less than one minute to go in regulation. The 31-year-old finished the night with a plus-1 rating, five shots on goal and two hits in 20:44 of ice time. Oshie is now up to seven goals and 15 points in 18 games this postseason. Devante Smith-Pelly also found the back of the net for the Capitals on Monday night. This best-of-seven series is now tied up at three. Game 7 will be played in Tampa Bay on Wednesday night. May 21 - 11:01 PM

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T.J. Oshie collected a pair of assists in Friday's 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Both of Oshie's assists came on the power play, as he helped set up Alex Ovechkin's first-period goal (2-0) and Lars Eller's tally in the second frame (4-0). Oshie finished the night with a three shots on goal and one hit in 19:29 of ice time. The 31-year-old has picked up six points in his last five contests. He's up to five goals and five assists in 13 games during the postseason. This was an impressive win for Washington considering they were on the road and they didn't have Nicklas Backstrom (hand) in the lineup. The Capitals have a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Final. Game 2 will be played in Tampa Bay on Sunday night.
May 11 - 11:32 PM

T.J. Oshie scored the only goal for the Capitals in Thursday's 3-1 Game 4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Oshie was parked in the slot between three Penguins defenders when teammate Nicklas Backstrom fed him a nice pass that he one-timed into the back of the net on the power play. With the game out of reach after Jake Guentzel's empty netter with 58 seconds, Oshie was involved in a fight with Kris Letang after Letang took exception with an earlier hit he received from Oshie. Oshie appeared to leave his feet on the hit and we wouldn't be surprised to see him get a call from the Department of Player Safety. It would be a tough blow for the Caps if they were without both Tom Wilson and Oshie for a huge Game 5 scheduled for Saturday.
May 3 - 10:12 PM

T.J. Oshie is expected to play in Game 3 versus Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

Coach Barry Trotz said that Oshie is fine after the Capitals winger blocked a shot with his hand on Sunday. He will travel with the team. Oshie was already playing banged up this playoffs.
Apr 30 - 11:09 AM

T.J. Oshie is taking part in Capitals practice on Saturday morning.

Oshie has been playing in the games, but he's been skipping practices lately. That would indicate that something is plaguing him physically. It's a good sign that he's able to take part in a practice though. The 31-year-old has three goals and one assist in seven games this postseason. The Caps trail 1-0 in their best-of-seven series against Pittsburgh. Game 2 will be played in Washington on Sunday afternoon.
Apr 28 - 10:41 AM

T.J. Oshie will indeed play in Game 6 against Columbus on Monday night.

Oshie skipped the morning skate again, but he was expected to play. Coach Barry Trotz confirmed that Oshie would be in the lineup. He is slated to play alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Chandler Stephenson.
Apr 23 - 12:42 PM

T.J. Oshie is not on the ice for Washington's morning skate.

Oshie hasn't been at morning sessions for the majority of the postseason, but he is still expected to play in Game 6 against Columbus on Monday night. He has three goals, including one in each of the last two games, and one assist in Washington's first-round series.
Apr 23 - 11:41 AM

T.J. Oshie netted the game-winning goal in the Capitals' 4-1 win over Columbus in Game 4 on Thursday.

Oshie has two goals and three points in four playoff games. That was also his fourth career game-winning goal in a postseason contest. All of those GWGs have come with Washington over the last three years.
Apr 20 - 5:33 AM

T.J. Oshie is expected to play Tuesday night despite missing the morning skate.

Oshie skipped the session for maintenance, but coach Barry Trotz expects the Capitals forward to be in the lineup. Travis Boyd served as a placeholder on the second line during the morning skate, but he is not projected to play in Game 3 against Columbus.
Apr 17 - 1:25 PM

T.J. Oshie scored once and added an assist Sunday in a 5-4 overtime loss to Columbus.

Oshie's goal tied the game at 4 and sent it into overtime. The winger missed practice Saturday in what was considered a maintenance day off but he was well enough to get back on the ice Sunday. He had 18 goals and 47 points this season after scoring 33 goals and 56 points last season.
Apr 16 - 9:13 AM

T.J. Oshie did not practice on Saturday with his Washington teammates.

It was just a maintenance day off for Oshie who is still a little banged up. Oshie logged a little over 21 minutes in Game 1 Thursday night, and will be in the Capitals' lineup Sunday for Game 2.
Apr 14 - 11:34 AM

T.J. Oshie won't play in Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils.

Oshie took the morning skate off because he needed more maintenance, per head coach Barry Trotz. It doesn't sound like he's going to miss the start of the playoffs. Christian Djoos, Tyler Boyd, Madison Bowey and Brian Pinho will also watch the game from the press box.
Apr 7 - 6:40 PM

T.J. Oshie is not participating in the Capitals' morning skate.

Washington coach Barry Trotz said it was a maintenance situation for Oshie. It may be that he won't play Saturday night against the Devils. Oshie sat out Monday's game to rest some aches and pains and he may be doing so again. Check back with us closer to puck drop for updates.
Apr 7 - 11:52 AM

T.J. Oshie will draw back into the lineup on Thursday.

Oshie was held out of Monday's game, likely primarily in the interest of resting him ahead of the playoffs. He has 18 goals and 46 points in 73 contests this season.
Apr 5 - 4:22 PM

T.J. Oshie will not play in Monday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Oshie didn't finish Friday's game, but that didn't stop him from scoring against Pittsburgh last night. The Capitals have nothing to gain by putting him in the lineup tonight. The 31-year-old has 18 goals and 46 points in 73 games this season. Christian Djoos will serve as a healthy scratch on Monday night.
Apr 2 - 7:42 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
4Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
7Travis Boyd
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Christian Djoos
6Michal Kempny
7Madison Bowey
8Jakub Jerabek
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Pheonix Copley