The Washington Capitals have acquired T.J. Oshie from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for right wing Troy Brouwer, goaltender Pheonix Copley and a 2016 third-round draft pick.
Oshie, 28, scored 19 goals and 36 assists in 72 games with the Blues in 2014-15.
“T.J. is an outstanding skater with a tremendous skill set,” said Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan. “He is a powerful player and has consistent track record of production throughout his career in the NHL. We feel that he complements our core group nicely and can help us get to the next level in achieving our ultimate goal.”
Originally selected 24th overall by the Blues at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Oshie has scored 110 goals and 200 assists in 443 career games with the club.
Oshie has two years remaining on his current deal worth an average annual value of $4.5 million.
Brouwer scored 21 goals and 22 assists in 82 games with the Capitals last season.
In 531 career games with the Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks, Brouwer has scored 132 goals and 123 assists.
He was a member of the Blackhawks 2010 Stanley Cup-winning team.
Brouwer has one year remaining on his contract worth an average annual value of $3.75 million. He is eligible for unrestricted free agency after the 2015-16 season.
The Blues also agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Kyle Brodziak. Brodziak played 73 games with the Minnesota Wild last season, scoring nine goals and 11 assists.
The 6'2 St. Paul, Alberta native played in 621 NHL games, accumulating 98 goals and 130 assists.