You guys, Tom Wilson and TJ Oshie have continued their odd pregame routine and I have the video to prove it. During warmups, Wilson will approach Oshie and whack the unstoppable shootout star in the gluteus maximus. “Just getting the boys going,” Oshie said to The Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg when trying to explain the point of it. “I don’t know.” I don’t either.
Thursday night before puck drop, Wilson gave Oshie not one, not two, but three (!) butt slashes.
@russianmachine @ianoland Some investigative reporting needs to be done on this bizarre ritual @TJOshie77 & @tom_wilso during warmups pic.twitter.com/PTTk3bfKw0
— Gene Wu (@TheWuWu) November 4, 2016
Video Gene Wu (@TheWuWu
My favorite is the added theatrics.
Later in the night, Oshie would score his fourth goal of the season after a brilliant setup from Wilson’s neighbor Andre Burakovsky.
TJ Oshie scores his fourth goal of the season after a slick setup by Andre BEARakovksy @Laughlin18 pic.twitter.com/dFoMnvVKwr
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) November 4, 2016
So maybe it is working?
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