Well, well, well … T.J. Oshie is on the ice ahead of Capitals’ practice today. pic.twitter.com/HwefRZN51r
— Samantha Pell (@SamanthaJPell) May 13, 2021
Oshie participated in the team’s practice but wore a light-blue non-contact jersey. He left the ice after line rushes, as planned by the team.
John Carlson participated in practice on Thursday. He said he would be ready to go on Saturday.
Capitals at practice today:
Pilon-Maillet-Oshie (Oshie left after rushes, as planned)
— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) May 13, 2021
Capitals Power Play:
PP1: Carlson, Ovechkin, Backstrom, Wilson, Mantha.
PP2: Orlov, Schultz, Eller, Sprong, Sheary.
Oshie was injured in a battle along the boards with Nicolas Aube-Kubel in the final seconds of the second period of Saturday night’s game against the Flyers. He did not return to the game.
T.J. Oshie goes down awkwardly after getting tangled up with Aube-Kubel in the corner. pic.twitter.com/PwSzKYAUnl
— Ryan Gilbert (@RGilbertSOP) May 9, 2021
Oshie has not practiced since the injury occurred and missed the Capitals season finale against the Bruins.
Good to see ya, TJ pic.twitter.com/EiVut2OTfg
— x – Washington Capitals (@Capitals) May 13, 2021
The Capitals and Bruins begin their best-of-seven first round series of the 2o21 NHL playoffs Saturday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:15 PM on NBC.
By Jon Sorensen