Oshie had two assists in Sunday's overtime win over the Blues. Oshie had gone five straight games without recording a point before getting back on the scoresheet Sunday afternoon. The 31-year-old has otherwise been super reliable this season, notching 11 goals and 26 points in 36 games. His role on the top line and first power-play unit alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin make him a lethal fantasy weapon who should be owned in most formats.
Oshie has zero points and a minus-3 rating in his last five games. His lack of production wasn't due to a lack of trying, as he's averaged 17:14 of ice time each game, including 3:21 on the power play, while firing 14 shots on goal in that span. Oshie's still on pace for over 50 points for the fifth consecutive season, but until he shakes this slump, it'll be tough to summon him in most formats. The Blues travel to Washington on Sunday afternoon, which provides a tough matchup to get back on the saddle for Oshie, since goaltender Carter Hutton has won three straight and posted a .940 save percentage over his last three contests.
Oshie dished out two hits and blocked three shots in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win against the Stars. Tuesday was Oshie's first time in the lineup in six games, as he was sidelined by an upper-body injury. While Oshie is scoring goals at a lower rate this season than last -- 0.49 per game in 2016-17 versus 0.34 per game in 2017-18 -- his contributions on the power play have been impressive. Through just 29 games, Oshie has scored seven goals with the man advantage, equaling the amount he scored in 68 games a season ago.
Oshie (upper body) will return to the lineup for Tuesday's tilt against the Stars, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports. Oshie just needed medical clearance to lace up the skates and it appears he now has it. The star winger missed six straight contests due to a concussion, but he's been an impact player for the Caps when healthy, collecting 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) through 28 tilts. He will slot in on the second line alongside Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jakub Vrana in his return and will retake his spot on the top power-play unit, relieving any potential worries from fantasy owners or those considering him in daily formats.
Oshie (upper body) is awaiting medical clearance ahead of Tuesday's matchup with Dallas, Tarik El-Bashir of NBC Sports Washington reports. Oshie took part in power-play drills according to Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post, which is a pretty clear indaction that he will be ready to go versus the Stars. Prior to getting hurt, the winger had tallied 11 points in his previous 10 outings and will look to pick up where he left off once given the green light. Devante Smith-Pelly figures to be the odd man out if Oshie suits up Tuesday.
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