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What T.J. Oshie’s injury could mean for the Islanders

Of course Islanders coach Barry Trotz was watching the Game 4 of the Capitals-Hurricanes playoff series Thursday night. And of course he noticed when Washington winger T.J. Oshie went awkwardly into the boards and didn’t return because of an apparent shoulder injury. Trotz’s successor behind the Capitals’ bench, Todd Reirden, later said the high-scoring forward “won’t be playing any time soon.” The Islanders, after completing their first-round sweep of the Penguins, are just awaiting the winner of that series, now tied 2-2 after Carolina’s win. The Oshie injury could prove costly for Washington, which Trotz led to a Stanley Cup win just a year ago. “Is it tough? The relationship I have with Oshie, he plays hard, yes, ...
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