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The Noon Number: Overtime, Then Oshie-time

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A look at how #77 has dominated one on one

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52.5 - T.J. Oshie’s career shootout percentage, best in the League since the shootout was implemented back in 2005-06 (min. 20 attempts) despite not entering the NHL until 2008. Oshie has taken 80 turns in the shootout over the course of his 11-year career - 12th-most in the League - and scored on 42 of them (third-most), including his shootout goal in Sunday’s win.

Since joining the Caps in 2015, Oshie has taken 21 shootout attempts - tied with Evgeny Kuznetsov for the team lead - and scored 11 times for a team-best success rate of 52.4% (min. three attempts).

Of course, that should come as no surprise to anyone who watched the Olympics: