Oshie, Capitals claim first Stanley Cup
LAS VEGAS - Hockeytown USA has another champion. Warroad, Minnesota's TJ Oshie is a Stanley Cup champion after the Washington Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Lars Eller scored the game winning goal in the third period to clinch the title.
It's the first Stanley Cup championship in the forty-four year history of the Washington Capitals franchise.
Oshie, a former UND standout was a major factor in the Capitals winning the Cup. He registered eight goals and thirteen assists in helping Washington to the title.
He and teammate Shane Gersich make it six out of the last seven years for a former UND player to win the Cup.