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Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie likely out for playoffs with broken collarbone

Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie likely out for playoffs with broken collarbone

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April 21 (UPI) -- Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie underwent successful surgery on a fractured right clavicle, the team announced Sunday. The team said Oshie is out indefinitely due to the injury. Sources told the Washington Post that Oshie is "almost certain" to miss the remainder of the Stanley Cup playoffs after he had surgery Friday. Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele boarded Oshie during the third period of Game 4 in the first-round series Thursday. Oshie remained on the ice for several minutes after the hit. He eventually went to the locker room, clutching his right arm. Foegele received a minor penalty for the hit. Oshie didn't play during the Capitals' 6-0 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday. He had two points (one goal, one assist) in the series. "He's back home an...
Washington Capitals sign T.J. Oshie to eight-year contract

Washington Capitals sign T.J. Oshie to eight-year contract

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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie signed an eight-year, $ 46 million contract, the team announced on Friday. Oshie recorded career highs in goals (33) and plus/minus rating (plus-28) to go along with 23 assists in 68 games last season for the Presidents' Trophy-winning Capitals. The former U.S. Olympic hero also contributed in the playoffs, scoring four goals and setting up eight others in 13 postseason games as Washington advanced to the second round before succumbing to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. "Couldn't be happier to resign with the @Capitals!!" the 30-year-old Oshie wrote on Twitter. "Great city, great organization and even more important great people." Oshie has collected 107 points (59 goals, 48 assists) in 148 career contests in Washington. "T.J...