Photo: 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
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