Ever since the playoffs started, TJ Oshie has been using a new Bauer Supreme 1S stick, migrating over from the Warrior brand. But it’s not just any Bauer twig. Oshie has been using one of Alex Ovechkin’s sticks from his personal collection.
I know this because RMNB reader @labattadm sent us a photo of the Capitals stick rack from Game One.
You’ll notice that Oshie’s #77 twig has a number eight on it. Several weeks ago, Ovechkin received a new shipment of sticks from Bauer which included his brand logo created by Nike.
Oshie scored his first playoff goal as a Capital Wednesday night.
One other thing I noticed about Oshie’s sticks is that he writes the initials of his wife and daughter on them.
Photo: Daniel Lerman
LCO stands for Oshie’s wife, Lauren Cosgrove Oshie. LGO stands for Oshie’s daugther, Lyla Grace Oshie.
It’s something Oshie has been doing since his daughter was born.
Photo: Justin K. Aller
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