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T.J. Oshie | Winger | #77

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 189
College: North Dakota
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (24) / STL
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T.J. Oshie ended an odd slump with his hat trick on Thursday.
Prior to this contest, Oshie had an 0-5 record in playoff games where he scored, but at last that unusual losing streak is over. Although of course it took Oshie getting a hat trick, including the overtime winner, to finally win a playoff game where he also found the back of the net. Apr 29 - 11:10 AM

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T.J. Oshie came through in a gigantic way for the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, scoring the overtime winner in Game 1 against Pittsburgh, his third goal of the game.

In 36 career playoff games, Oshie's team had never won when he's scored in the post-season. Oshie halted the streak in tremendous fashion in his seventh post-season game for the Capitals, lighting the lamp at three crucial moments during a tense Game 1. The Penguins and Capitals tangle again for Game 2 on Saturday night.
Apr 28 - 11:44 PM

T.J. Oshie picked up a fighting major when he took on Brayden Schenn 10 seconds into the opening period.

The Capitals were upset after Game 4 when they thought that Schenn cross-checked Evgeny Kuznetsov. Oshie, who is not known as a fighter, was on to start the game and took on Schenn as both received five minute majors. "We were really unhappy with a play that [Schenn] made on Kuzy last game, so," Oshie said. "Had to be done." It's turning into a great series with Game 6 Sunday. Don'tcha dare miss it.
Apr 23 - 10:15 AM

T.J. Oshie scored the Washington Capitals' lone goal in a 2-1 loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia Wednesday night.

It was just Oshie's first goal in a first-round playoff series that the Caps dominated until Wednesday. They now lead the best-of-seven set 3-1 with Game 5 scheduled for Friday night. Oshie scored Wednesday early in the third period to cut the Flyers' lead to 2-1.
Apr 20 - 11:33 PM

T.J. Oshie is taking part in the pregame warmup on Thursday.

That means he should be in the lineup. Oshie left Wednesday's practice, but his status was never really in doubt for Game 1. The 29-year-old had 26 goals and 51 points in 80 games this season.
Apr 14 - 6:34 PM

T.J. Oshie exited Washington's practice early on Wednesday, but should be fine.

Oshie went to the ice in pain during the skate before getting up and skating off. He didn't return and was seen walking with a slight limp, but Capitals coach Barry Trotz said that the issue wasn't serious. "He’s fine," Trotz said. "He just got tangled up with one of the guys there." At this time, it seems like Oshie will still play in Game 1.
Apr 13 - 3:20 PM

With his three points during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders, TJ Oshie reached the 50-point plateau the third straight season and fourth time in his career.

Oshie is now up to 26 goals this season as well, which is well above his previous high of 21. He's been everything and more for the Capitals this season, and has points in three of his last five games as well.
Apr 6 - 12:23 AM

T.J. Oshie played alongside Alex Ovechkin and Marcus Johansson Friday.

Oshie replaced the injured Nicklas Backstrom on the line. Oshie scored his third in four games and now has 25 goals and 47 points this season. He should be in your fantasy lineup if he remains on the top line. If Backstrom is back on Saturday, then Oshie goes back to the third line with Jason Chimera and Jay Beagle and that is not a good spot for him fantasy-wise.
Apr 2 - 11:33 AM

TJ Oshie collected his third goal of his last four games during Friday's 4-2 win over Colorado.

The talented winger/center swingman now has 25 goals on the season, well and above his previous career high. He's also just three points shy of his third straight campaign with at least 50 points. Hopefully he can get there.
Apr 2 - 1:50 AM

Forward T.J. Oshie played Wednesday night, after all.

Oshie was listed as questionable with an undisclosed injury before he and the Washington Capitals dropped a 2-1 shootout decision to the Flyers in Philadelphia. He ended up with 16:35 of ice time and had two shots on goal. He also dished out three hits.
Mar 30 - 11:53 PM

T.J. Oshie is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

Oshie is considered a game-time decision for Wednesday's contest as a result. Washington doesn't have anything left to play for until the playoffs begin, so it wouldn't be surprising if Oshie ends up taking the game off if there's even a minor issue.
Mar 30 - 5:18 PM

T.J. Oshie (illness) will be back in the lineup on Monday night.

He missed Saturday's match due to an illness, but was back on the ice for the morning skate Monday. Oshie skated on the second line during the session and he was back on the top power-play unit.
Mar 28 - 11:58 AM

T.J. Oshie (illness) won't play in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Oshie also missed Friday's game against the Devils. The 29-year-old has 23 goals and 45 points in 72 games this season. He's still considered day-to-day at this point.
Mar 26 - 5:40 PM

T.J. Oshie (illness) will not be able to play on Friday.

Oshie has 23 goals and 45 points in 72 contests this season. Obviously there's never a good time be unable to play, but this is particularly unfortunate timing for him as he's been hot lately with four goals and an assist in his last six contests.
Mar 25 - 5:48 PM

T.J. Oshie is listed as day-to-day with an illness and will be re-evaluated on Friday.

Oshie is having a nice season with the Capitals posting 23 goals and 45 points with a rating of +14. The Capitals are visiting the New Jersey Devils on Friday and then play host to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
Mar 24 - 11:02 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Marcus Johansson
4Mike Richards
5Michael Latta
6Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jason Chimera
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Sill
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Mike Weber
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Dan Ellis