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T.J. Oshie

Born:December 23, 1986Draft:2005 Blues 24th overall
Hometown:Mount Vernon, WashingtonPosition:RW
Known For:Shootout SpecialistShoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Timothy Leif “T. J.” Oshie (born December 23, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey right winger for the Washington Capitals of the NHL. He was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, as the 24th overall pick. He then spent the first seven years of his NHL career with the Blues before being traded to the Washington Capitals in 2015. Oshie won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Capitals in 2018.

Oshie is widely considered a shootout specialist in the NHL and is one of the top career leaders in goals scored and scoring percentage since the league adopted shootouts in overtime for the 2005–06 season.

T.J. Oshie Washington Capitals
T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

T.J. Oshie Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
July 2, 2015St. Louis BluesWashington Capitals3rd-Round Pick in 2016
(Garrett Pilon)
Troy Brouwer
Pheonix Copley

Deeper Dive


  • All-WCHA Rookie Team (NCAA) — 2006
  • WCHA All-Tournament Team — 2006, 2008
  • All-WCHA Third Team — 2007
  • All-WCHA Third Team — 2008
  • ACHA West First Team All-American — 2008
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal — 2013
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 2018
  • NHL All-Star Game — 2020