Top 3 moments of T.J. Oshie's time with the Capitals

As the Oshbabe suited up for his 1,000th NHL game let's look back on his top Caps moments
T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals
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Last night when the Washington Capitals took down the Vancouver Canucks, T.J. Oshie celebrated a historicial milestone as he suited up for his 1,000th career NHL game. Per the game notes, Oshie is the 390th skater in NHL history, the 41st active skater and the 62nd USA born skater to play in 1,000 games.

Oshie additionally became the 12th player to play in their 1,000th career game with the Capitals. He has played in 556 of his 999 career games with the Caps.

Here's a look at Oshie's best moments while donning Capitals red, white, and blue.

T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals
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#3 Hat trick over the Penguins

When the Capitals traded with the St. Louis Blues for T.J. Oshie, Brian MacLellan was looking for a right wing to complement Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. He also acquired Oshie for big playoff moments and in his very first taste of the Capitals vs. Penguins rivalary, Oshie had a hat trick for the ages in front of the home crowd.

Oshie leads the Caps in six playoff game winning goals since the trade with the Blues in exchange for Troy Brouwer and Pheonix Copley. He would go on to be a Stanley Cup champion just two short years laer.