The Washington Capitals were crowned 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champions for the first time in franchise history last night in Las Vegas, and four native Minnesotans on the team helped make it all happen.

Not only was it the first cup in Caps history, it was also the first cup for all four of these native Minnesotans.

  • T.J. Oshie

    Oshie is a native of Warroad, Minnesota, and played college hockey at North Dakota.

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  • Travis Boyd

    Boyd is a native of Hopkins, Minnesota, and played college hockey at the U of M.

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  • Matt Niskanen

    Niskanen is a native of Virginia, Minnesota, and played college hockey at UM-D.

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  • Shane Gersich

    Gersich is a native of Chaska, Minnesota, and played college hockey at North Dakota.

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