TJ Oshie was touched that his dad, who has Alzheimer’s, remembered the Caps’ Stanley Cup win the next day
The Stanley Cup was a memorable experience for every player associated with the Washington Capitals, but it may not have impacted a family more than the Oshies.
While a guest on Wayne Gretzky’s new podcast, The Great One on 1, TJ Oshie spoke about his journey to the Stanley Cup and what it meant to celebrate the win with his father on the ice in Vegas. Oshie’s father suffers from early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Living and sharing a life with someone in the family who has the disease is very difficult. But it’s the small victories that can become deeply meaningful.