T.J. For Two! T.J. Oshie Scores Two Goals on Two Shots Against Golden Knights

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The Washington Capitals’ first two periods against former teammate Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday evening did not start off well. Down 3-0 heading into the second intermission, the team needed to step up in order to have a chance. Right wing T.J. Oshie did just that by scoring two goals on two consecutive shots.

Oshie’s first tally, his 23rd of the 2019-20 season, came 8:47 into the final period of play, on slick shot on assists from Dmitry Orlov and Jakub Vrana and cut the Caps’ deficit to 3-1.

Oshie’s second goal came just under two minutes later, when he scored on a quick shot from the slot on a pass from Vrana on the power play. John Carlson would be credited with the secondary assist on the play.

Oshie’s second goal gives him five in his last five contests and gives him 10 power play markers on the season, which puts him second behind captain Alex Ovechkin’s 12 tallies on the man-advantage. Oshie is now on pace to match his career-high of 33 goals set during the 2016-17 season.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV's SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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2 Responses to T.J. For Two! T.J. Oshie Scores Two Goals on Two Shots Against Golden Knights

  1. James Lewis says:

    Man, oh man. I love TJ – I love all the guys. I’ve been a Cap’s fan for 45 years BUT when are we going to stop celebrating losses????

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