Capitals Place T.J. Oshie On Injured Reserve

The Washington Capitals placed right-wing T.J. Oshie on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury sustained in the team’s 4-0 win at the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.

The 34-year-old did not play in the Capitals’ 5-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken on Sunday.

Injured reserve rules state that Oshie must miss at least seven days, meaning he will be eligible to return at the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

Saturday marked the first time Oshie played in 10 games after sustaining a foot injury.

The Capitals recalled right-wing Beck Malenstyn and center Michael Sgarbossa prior to their game against the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington) and both will supposedly draw into the lineup.

Oshie, who has four goals and seven points in eight games this season, was on the ice during Wednesday’s morning skate.

The Capitals also host the Florida Panthers on Friday.

By Harrison Brown

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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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8 Responses to Capitals Place T.J. Oshie On Injured Reserve

  1. Anonymous says:

    More time for the prospects. It’s amazing we are playing so well without the stars.

  2. Anonymous says:

    i don’t understand why oshie was rushed back. should have put him on ltir to bank space and return him when ready

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