Ryan Kerrigan fires up Capitals fans with Oshie party trick

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The Washington Capitals are without T.J. Oshie for Saturday’s critical Game 5 versus the Carolina Hurricanes and beyond after the star winger was run into the boards from behind last time out by Warren Foegele and significantly injured.

His spirit, however, will persist.

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Tasked with firing up the crowd before puck drop, Washington Redskins star lineman Ryan Kerrigan pulled out Oshie’s old party trick, executing the old through-the-sweater chug with his Bud Light.

It was this bizarre binge-drinking manoeuvre that Oshie made rather famous during the Capitals’ weeks-long Stanley Cup celebration last summer.

While the specifics have not been released by the team, Oshie is not expected back at any point in the postseason.

Surely he’ll be there, though, if there’s grounds for celebration.

Party trick. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
Party trick. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

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