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T.J. Oshie is skating Friday morning with a few players who did not play Thursday night against Chicago.

He has been skating on his own this week as he awaits clearance to participate in contact practices. At least Oshie seems to be getting closer to a return. Consider him day-to-day for now.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 5 Months

T.J. Oshie (upper body) won't play in Game 1 against Chicago on Thursday.

He missed the last two games of the regular season after receiving an illegal check to the head from Minnesota's Michael Rupp. Oshie has been skating with the Blues, but he hasn't been cleared for contact yet.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 5 Months

T.J. Oshie (upper body) hasn't been cleared for contact yet.

Oshie hasn't been ruled out for Game 1 on Thursday, but it would still be a bit surprising if he ends up returning that soon. That being said, the Blues think he'll be back before the end of the first round.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 5 Months

T.J. Oshie (upper body) skated on Tuesday.

"It felt good to get around, sweat a little bit," Oshie said. "It feels like I haven't been doing anything in a long time." He didn't rule out the possibility of him playing in Game 1. Oshie had 21 goals and 60 points in 79 games this season.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 5 Months

T.J. Oshie (upper body) is expected to be available for Game 1 against Chicago on Thursday night.

The Blues didn't practice on Monday, but he could be back after missing the last two games of the regular season with an upper-body injury. We should know more after the team resumes skating.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 5 Months

T.J. Oshie (upper body) will not be available on Friday.

Oshie has 21 goals and 60 points in 79 games this season. He absorbed a high hit from Michael Rupp on Thursday.

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Coach Ken Hitchcock labeled T.J. Oshie as day-to-day after he absorbed a high hit from Minnesota's Michael Rupp on Thursday night.

Rupp received a match penalty on the play and he'll probably face supplemental discipline from the league. Oshie had difficulty getting up after the hit and his night ended after playing 11:06 of ice time.

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T.J. Oshie scored the shootout winner to save St. Louis' offense, as the Blues stole a 1-0 victory over the Flyers on Tuesday night.

Oshie leads the NHL with nine shootout goals on 12 attempts, as he beat Ray Emery to score his fifth shootout game-winner of the season. Oshie has 21 goals and 60 points through 74 games this season.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 6 Months

T.J. Oshie earned the third star of the week for the period ending Mar. 30.

He produced four goals and six points in three games to earn the honor. Oshie registered a pair of three-point outings to give him 60 points on the year. He also picked up his first career hat track against Minnesota on Thursday.

T. J. Oshie RW STL 6 Months

Blues forward T.J. Oshie recorded a hat trick Thursday in a 5-1 defeat of the Minnesota Wild.

The man who made a name for himself by dominating the shootout against Russia during the Olympics was superb in this game, bringing his goal total to 21 for the season. Jaden Schwartz and Brenden Morrow also scored for St. Louis in the blowout victory.