Let me catch you up: TJ Oshie had a shoulder injury in November. He came back in December and played great. Then, on Saturday night, Oshie got hit in the shoulder by Dion Phaneuf. Oshie went to the locker room for a bit. Then he came back and seemed alright.
Now that you’re all caught up, Dion Phaneuf hit TJ Oshie again, and Oshie is apparently hurt. Again.
During a Capitals power play in the second period, human toilet brush Dion Phaneuf heaved a heavy cross-check into Oshie’s back. Oshie collapsed to the ice.
He didn’t leave the ice right away, but after that shift he headed straight down the tunnel.
Caps senior writer Mike Vogel reports that Oshie is being evaluated.
— Mike Vogel (@VogsCaps) January 8, 2017
The Caps say Oshie is doubtful to return. He is not on the bench for the third period.
#Caps TJ Oshie is doubtful to return to tonight's game.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) January 8, 2017
For historical context, ThePeerless shared this upsetting clip:
— ThePeerless (@ThePeerless) January 8, 2017
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