T.J. Oshie, Shane Gersich Will Share Cup Day; Expected To Bring Stanley Cup To Grand Forks

Shane Gersich, T.J. OshiePhoto: Boston Herald

Capitals‘ forward T.J. Oshie is expected spend his day with the Stanley Cup in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the Grand Forks Herald reported last evening. His day with the Cup will be on Tuesday, July 24. 

Exact details will be released at a later date and it’s unclear whether there will be enough time for a public event with the Cup, the Herald reported.

Oshie, 31, played college hockey at the University of North Dakota and high school hockey at Warroad.

Shane Gersich, signed by the Capitals on March 23 after playing college hockey at the University of North Dakota, will tag along as well. It will also count as his day with the Stanley Cup.

Oshie moved to Warroad, where he usually spends his summers, from Washington state when he was in 10th grade. He helped the Warriors to two Minnesota Class A state titles before going to North Dakota for three years. He guided UND to NCAA Frozen Four appearances in all three years he was there.

Oshie tallied 18 goals and 47 points in 74 games during the regular season and eight goals and 21 points in 24 playoff games.

By Harrison Brown


@TJOshie

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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One Response to T.J. Oshie, Shane Gersich Will Share Cup Day; Expected To Bring Stanley Cup To Grand Forks

  1. Pingback: A Gr8 Day to Be Alive: A Recap of Alex Ovechkin’s Day with the Stanley Cup | NoVa Caps

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