Mr. Consistent: Conor Sheary Scores 10th Goal of the Season, Marks Fifth Consecutive 10-Goal Season

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Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has proven to be a smart signing by General Manager Brian MacLellan during the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season. During the Capitals’ April 11 tilt against the Boston Bruins, the hard-working forward recorded his second multi-goal game of the season with two goals during the first two periods of play.

Sheary’s first goal came at the 9:42 mark of the first period, on a beautiful passing sequence from Daniel Sprong and Dmitry Orlov.

Sheary’s second goal came during a goal-happy second period for the Caps, scoring the first of three more Capitals goals just 4:41 in, on assists from Tom Wilson and Jakub Vrana.

The goal was Sheary’s 10th of the 2020-21 season, and continued a consistent string of goal-scoring for the former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre, marking his fifth consecutive campaign with 10 goals. The Winchester, Massachusetts native has a career-high of 23 goals, which came during his second NHL season with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17.

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. Michael joined the NoVa Caps team in 2015, and is most proud of the growth of the NoVa Caps community in that time. An avid photographer, Michael resides in VA.
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