Quote and Media ​Roundup: T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov Represent Capitals at NHL Media Day​

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Capitals‘ forwards T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov were the team’s representatives at NHL Media Day on Friday. Media Day was held at the United Center in Chicago. 

Oshie, 31, smiled in front of the cameras for a photo shoot in his uniform.

The cameras were also getting him skating.

Kuznetsov, 26, turned around for the camera for more photo opportunities.

Oshie talked about avoiding the dreaded Stanley Cup hangover, which is one of few concerns for the Caps in 2018-19 after retaining most of the team that won the franchise its first Stanley Cup.

Kuznetsov discussed NBA player Jalen Ramsey’s comments that he can make the NHL in six months if he practiced even though he can’t skate yet.

While a lot of NHL players have considered the Toronto Maple Leafs as the Stanley Cup favorites for the upcoming season with the addition of center John Tavares on July 1, The 26-year old Russian center stuck with his team as his favorite to win it all again. He also noted that the team has had enough partying and are now focused on defending the title.

Speaking of partying, Kuznetsov talked about the team’s Stanley Cup celebration after last season and the fact that he was so surprised that it was so public.

The two also discussed the suspension given to former teammate Nate Schmidt. More on that can be found here.

By Harrison Brown

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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