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The (After)Noon Countdown: The Big Three-O(shie)

A look at an new addition to a select franchise club

Columbus Blue Jackets v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

24 - Number of days remaining until the 2017-18 season. But it’s also...

...the number of players in Capitals history to score at least 30 goals in a season, with T.J. Oshie’s 33 goals in 2016-17 putting him into that elite club as the 24th. Oshie had his first career 30+ goal season last year (after coming tantalizingly close the year before) - and did so in just 68 games, setting a career high in goals/game (0.49) as well.