T.J. Oshie Won’t Play Tonight vs. Devils

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T.J. Oshie will not play in tonight’s game against the Devils. Fear not though Caps fans, his absence tonight has nothing to do with an injury. 

The right winger headed home to Virginia from New Jersey due to a family matter.

The Capitals still have Chandler Stephenson with the team so expect to see him in the lineup tonight. Jay Beagle, who missed the game on Tuesday night in Ottawa due to an illness, will take Oshie’s place on the top line.

We should know more what the lineup will look like both during the morning skate and when Trotz addresses reporters after.

By Michael Marzzacco

TJ Oshie and Lars Johansson cutting the rug after big comeback win in Dallas. @marcusjohansson90

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About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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5 Responses to T.J. Oshie Won’t Play Tonight vs. Devils

  1. Chris says:

    Any idea what the family matter was?

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  2. Jon Sorensen says:

    The Capitals/Oshie will let us know as much as they/he want to make public. We’ll report no more than that.

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