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Guess what T.J. Oshie did over the weekend

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Guess what T.J. Oshie did over the weekend

We interrupt the Capitals’ contract negotiations with forward Marcus Johansson to provide a romantic update on Olympic sensation and newest Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie.

On Saturday in Minnesota, Oshie married his longtime sweetheart, Lauren Cosgrove, in a star-studded ceremony attended by several former St. Louis Blues teammates, including captain David Backes.  

Little Libby Lu has something else to cry about -- her favorite hockey player has pledged his love to someone else.

One of the highlights of the nuptials came when T.J. and Lauren’s daughter, 16-month-old Lyla, walked her daddy down the aisle.

According to a story in St. Louis Bride and Groom magazine, the new Mrs. Oshie wore a wedding gown that was “elegant and timeless.”  She had two maids of honor, her younger sister and best friend.

T.J. Oshie wore a black “Jackson” slim-fit tuxedo and chose his younger brother Taylor, as his best man.

After the big night, Oshie tweeted that he is the “luckiest guy in the world.”

The wedding wrapped up an incredibly busy month for the 28-year-old native of Mount Vernon, Wash.

After being traded to the Capitals on July 2 in exchange for right wing Troy Brouwer, goaltending prospect Pheonix Copley and a third-round draft pick, Oshie met the Capitals coaching staff and signed autographs at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on July 11, found a new place to stay the same weekend, sent a care package to Libby Lu filled with Capitals merchandise, participated in a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe the following weekend, and moved into a new house in Minnesota days before tying the knot.

Lauren said she was leaving the honeymoon plans up to her new husband.

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Capitals re-sign Madison Bowey leaving Tom Wilson the lone remaining RFA

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Capitals re-sign Madison Bowey leaving Tom Wilson the lone remaining RFA

Defenseman Madison Bowey re-signed with the Capitals on Thursday, inking a two-year extension that will carry an average of $1 million.

Bowey carried a cap charge of $703,333 last season.

The 23-year-old appeared in 51 games for the Caps in 2017-18, amassing 12 assists, 24 penalty minutes and a plus/minus rating of minus-3.

Bowey also suited up in nine contests for AHL Hershey, though he finished the season as one of the Black Aces during Washington's run to the Stanley Cup.

With Bowey back in the fold, the Caps now have six of seven defenseman from last season’s roster under contract. (Veteran Brooks Orpik remains an unrestricted free agent.)

Bowey had an uneven first year in the NHL—he didn’t play following the late-February addition of Michal Kempny—but the Caps expect that the 6-2, 198-pound right-shot blue liner will become reliable full-time player with more seasoning.

Bowey’s deal leaves Tom Wilson as the Caps' only remaining unsigned restricted free agent. The sides are in discussions on a multi-year extension.

Including Bowey’s extension, the Caps have roughly $7.3 million in salary cap space remaining, according to www.capfriendly.com.

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Checking in on Hershey

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Checking in on Hershey

In the present, the Capitals are the Stanley Cup champions. But what does the future hold?

The voice of the Hershey Bears, Zack Fisch, joins JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir to talk all things prospects!

Who stood out at development camp? How will Pheonix Copley look as backup? Which Hershey prospects could push for a spot in the NHL? All that and more on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast.

Check out their latest episode in the player below or listen on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast page.

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