Washington Capitals forward Conor Sheary has been called many things during his time in Washington: Shears, Swiss army knife, versatile. With a hot start to the 2022-23 season, “reliable” could be added to that list.
Sheary scored his third goal of the 2022-23 regular season in just his fourth game at the 12:44 mark of the third period, giving the Capitals a 5-4 lead on assists from Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov.
OVI THREADS THE NEEDLE FOR SHEARY AND WE HAVE THE LEADDDDDDDD pic.twitter.com/ptKOtDV6fG
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) October 18, 2022
Sheary now has three goals in the aforementioned four games playing on a number of lines this season for Head Coach Peter Laviolette; with an injury to Connor Brown earlier in the night, Sheary was called upon to fill in. The 30-year old is in the second season of a two-year deal signed with the Capitals in 2021. He is now leading the team in goals.
Conor Sheary scores to give the Capitals’ a 5-4 lead. Sheary has a team-leading three goals in four games this season.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) October 18, 2022
Sheary scored 19 goals over the course of 71 Games Played last season, recording the second-best Points total of his career (43). The former Pittsburgh Penguin and Buffalo Sabre is making just $1.5 million, proving to be a home run signings for the Caps in recent seasons.
3g in 4 games. https://t.co/umqmTcOldF
— NoVa Caps (@NoVa_Caps) October 18, 2022
In 128 Games Played with Washington, Sheary has 36 Goals, 32 Assists, and 68 Points.
By Michael Fleetwood