T.J. Oshie: The Origin of Drinking Beer Through His Shirt, And More

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As T.J. Oshie took to the podium, you can imagine reporters were dying to ask him about the unique way he chugs his beer through his shirt. When was the origin of that? Was that a thing from college? Did it come this season? We got our answer plus more from his exit interview session.

Oshie said it was a thing that began this season and in typical peer fashion, once you do something funny they’ll want to see it again and again.

Okay time for the serious news concerning Oshie. You might remember how he suffered a lower-body injury towards the end of the regular season. While he did appear in every playoff game, he took maintenance days in the first round where he sat out of practices and morning skates. He participated in practices once the second round began.

Oshie said that while there was something nagging him during the playoffs, he was the healthiest at the start of the Stanley Cup Finals. No surgery will be required.

By Michael Marzzacco

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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