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Washington Capitals’ T.J. Oshie week-to-week with lower-body injury

Oct 25, 2021; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) looks on in the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 25, 2021; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) looks on in the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie sustained a lower-body injury in Wednesday night’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

The team announced Thursday that Oshie is week-to-week with the injury.

Per the Athletic, Oshie is in a walking boot and on crutches.

Oshie, 34, has four goals and two assists in seven games this season, including a hat trick in Monday’s 7-5 victory against the Ottawa Senators.

He has 616 career points (264 goals, 352 assists) in 863 games with the St. Louis Blues (2008-15) and Capitals. The Blues drafted him in the first round (24th overall) in 2005, and he won a Stanley Cup with Washington in 2018.

The Capitals (4-0-3) lead the Metropolitan Division with 11 points heading into Friday night’s game with the visiting Arizona Coyotes.

–Field Level Media