T.J. Oshie Re-signs With Capitals

WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals announced Friday that free-agent, right wing T.J. Oshie has signed a new eight-year, $46 million contract.

For the 2016-2017 season, the 30-year-old posted 33 goals with 23 assists and led the NHL in shooting percentage (23.1 percent).

“T.J. is an invaluable member of our team and we felt it was imperative for us to re-sign him in a competitive free agent market,” general manager Brian MacLellan said in a news release. “T.J. is a highly competitive player with a tremendous skill set; he epitomizes the kind of player our team must have in order for us to continue to put ourselves in a position to compete in this League.”

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