T.J. Oshie And Conor Sheary Miss Capitals’ Game In Seattle – Both Listed “Day-To-Day”

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The Capitals didn’t hold a morning skate on Sunday following their 4-0 blanking of the Sharks in San Jose on Saturday night. As a result, Capitals’ bench boss Peter Laviolette was somewhat unsure as to who he would have available for the team’s final game of the west coast road trip Sunday night in Seattle.

It wasn’t a complete surprise that T.J. Oshie was unable to answer the bell for Sunday night’s tilt against the Kraken. He made his first start in several weeks the preceding night in San Jose, and you might think their may have been some level of left-over soreness in his injured foot, but that wasn’t the case. The injury was something new.

Somewhat of a surprise, however, was the scratching of Conor Sheary. He took warmups Sunday night in Seattle but was unable to play. It’s not clear what type of injury was sustained by Sheary, other than it’s an “upper body injury”.

Both Oshie and Sheary are listed “day-to-day.”

The good news, the Capitals will return home and have a day off before they host the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Arena on Wednesday. The team will fly home on Monday and return to practice on Tuesday where we should find out more on the status of both Sheary and Oshie.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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