Blues trade T.J. Oshie to Washington Capitals

Blues trade T.J. Oshie to Washington Capitals

ST. LOUIS (KFVS) - Sochi Olympics shootout star and St. Louis fan-favorite T.J. Oshie is now a member of the Washington Capitals

The Blues completed a trade on Thursday that sent Oshie to D.C. in return for fellow right winger Troy Brouwer.

Washington is also sending AHL goalie Pheonix Copley and a third-round pick in next year's NHL draft to St. Louis.

Oshie had 19 goals and 36 in 72 games for the Blues last season, which was his seventh in the NHL.

Oshie has spent his entire career with the Blues.

He is best known for scoring four times during a shootout to lead the United States to a victory against Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Brouwer totaled 21 goals and 22 assists for Washington last season, appearing in all 82 games.

He has played in nine NHL seasons, the last four with the Capitals after five with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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