July 3, 2022

Washington Capitals’ T.J Oshie earns NHL’s Second Star of the Week


What a week it was; the Washington Capitals (24-6-2, 50 points) played four games (with four wins) and T.J. Oshie was outstanding in them all. Oshie led the league with five goals in those games and gathered up eight total points as the Caps took over first overall in the NHL standings.

Opening his week in Pittsburgh, Oshie scored two goals and assisted on another to help the Caps to their 4-1 victory. And while he was held off the scoresheet in the next game in Ottawa, he took off with another two goals and two assists — his third career four-point game — in a magnificent three-goal deficit comeback win in Tampa Bay. To put icing on the cake, Oshie added one more goal tally in the 7-3 stomping over the New York Rangers last night.

Oshie is sitting at 13-9-22 in 32 games this season and on pace for a 30-goal year in his first year as a Capital. He is the third Capitals player to earn a Star of the Week this season following Evgeny Kuznetsov (Oct 26.) and Braden Holtby (Nov. 3o).


About Jacqueline Martin

Jacqueline Martin is a Staff Writer for District Sports Page. She grew up in Northern Virginia and has developed a deep love for all things sports and all things DC. While attending American University she worked for the athletics department and followed the Men’s NCAA Basketball team to their first ever apperance in the tourney. She is an aspiring journalist whose ideal day job is running a large DC sports bar that favored only DC teams. If she is not in her office you may find her at Kettler attempting to skate backwards. You can follow her on twitter @JacqueMMartin.

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