Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie has had a tough go-of-it when it comes to injuries this season, and he experienced another ailment against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Oshie suffered a lower-body injury during the St. Patrick’s Day tilt, per the Capitals. He would miss the remainder of the game.
It’s unclear what happened, but Oshie played in just three shifts in the third, his final one being 19 seconds long. NHL.com’s Tom Gulitti noticed that Oshie was not putting weight on his left foot while skating off.
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The 35-year-old picked up a helper in what ended up being a strange but dominant 7-2 victory for the Capitals. Oshie has points in three of his last four games, with five points total over that span. Through just 28 games this season, the 35-year-old has eight goals and 20 points, which would put him on pace for 59 points in a full 82-game campaign.