Near the end of last season, TJ Oshie became one of my favorite players. There are two main reasons why: His first hit on Rick Nash and his second hit on Rick Nash. Going into the season, there was a little bit of hype around Oshie. He was the 24th pick of the 2005 draft, but his development at the University of North Dakota landed him on the Blues’ roster last season. It took him almost a whole season to get used to the speed of the NHL, but when he did, he proved that he is among the the new generation of NHL stars. Oshie finished with 39 points in only 57 games last season. In Oshie’s last 15 games, he scored 14 points, including five goals to help the St. Louis Blues clinch their first playoff berth since 2004. Unfortunately, the Blues were schooled by the Vancouver Canuc ...
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