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Capitals' Oshie pulled ultimate good guy move on day with Cup

T.J. Oshie made sure some teammates who were not given a day with the Cup, got some time with the trophy. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

The NHL playoffs are arguably the biggest grind in all of sports. It takes 16 post-season victories and a full-team effort over the span of the two months to earn the right to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup.

But not everybody on the team gets a day with the trophy.

Capitals’ star forward T.J. Oshie, however, made sure a pair of players who were not given a day with the Cup — Travis Boyd and Shane Gersich — still got to celebrate.


The pair of Capitals players only played a combined total of three games in the playoffs, but every member of a championship team plays an important role.

Also worth mentioning from the video is Oshie’s great choice of cereal; the American-born winger filled the chalice with Cap’n Crunch, proving the 10-year pro is not only a veteran in the NHL but also when it comes to breakfast foods.