Timothy Leif “T. J.” Oshie (born December 23, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey right winger for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, as the 24th overall pick. He then spent the first seven years of his NHL career with the Blues before being traded to the Washington Capitals in 2015. Oshie won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Capitals in 2018. Oshie is widely considered a shootout specialist in the NHL and is one of the top career leaders in goals scored and scoring percentage…
Goal of the Year Candidate: TJ Oshie on Tristan Jarry 2.25.21
Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie completes a diving one-handed effort to finish the self-pass, beating Tristan Jarry and putting the Caps up 2-0 over the Pittsburgh Penguins with a goal-of-the-year candidate
Bruce Boudreau to be the Seattle Kraken’s first head coach?!
Per NHL.com: Bruce Boudreau expressed an enthusiastic interest in coaching the expansion Seattle Kraken, The Athletic reported Monday. “The thing about that job is it would be great to start with a team that is starting fresh and to be the builder of something,” Boudreau told the website. “I think that is a real exciting thing. Even though it was in the minors, I got a chance to start a team in a new league in Muskegon (in the Colonial Hockey League in 1992) and in Mississippi (in the ECHL in 1996) too. … It is exciting for you because it is something brand new.” The 66-year-old has not coached…
Jonathan Bryan Toews (born April 29, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed “Captain Serious“, Toews was selected by the Blackhawks with the third overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He joined the team in 2007–08 and was nominated for the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL Rookie of the Year. The following season he was named team captain, becoming the second-youngest captain in NHL history (after Sidney Crosby) at the time. Toews won the Stanley Cup in 2010, along with the Conn Smythe Trophy for the most valuable player in the playoffs. After winning…
Claude Giroux (born January 12, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and captain of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Flyers selected Giroux 22nd overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He has been the Flyers’ team captain since January 13, 2013. Prior to playing in the NHL, Giroux played his major junior career with the Gatineau Olympiques of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), where he helped the team win a 2008 President’s Cup and earned the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the 2008 playoff MVP. Internationally, he won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.…
Henrik Lundqvist was back on the ice Tuesday for the first time since having open-heart surgery in early January.
Per NHL.com: Henrik Lundqvist was back on the ice Tuesday for the first time since having open-heart surgery in early January. The Washington Capitals goalie posted videos on his Instagram and Twitter accounts of him facing shots and working on his lateral movement at a private rink in Alpine, New Jersey. “Day 47. Back to the rink.” Lundqvist said in a video that showed him sitting in his car. “Love it. Let’s do it.” Lundqvist is in the early stages of his recovery and it’s unclear if he intends to try to play in the NHL this season. The sixth-winningest goalie in NHL history (459-310-96) has been on long-term injured…
Goal of the Year Candidate: Sam Reinhart bacseball bat swing!
Sam Reinhart flashes hand-eye skill by finding a Victor Olofsson rebound midair and batting the puck in for a power-play goal to tie it at 2
Holy crap Jeff Skinner is a $9M healthy scratch!
Per Yahoo: After a brutal start to the 2021 campaign, Jeff Skinner is a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Sabres’ Monday night contest against the New York Islanders. Forward Casey Mittelstadt will replace Skinner in the Sabres’ lineup. Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger informed the media of his roster shuffling just a couple of hours ahead of puck drop, confirming his decision to follow through on threats of benching their $72-million forward after Skinner’s dismal start to the season. “I just think it’s good for Jeff to take a look once from the outside and we’ve got coaches active with him, working together to have him come back an…