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“Pretty amazing with that pressure to send that same guy out six times,” said Jonathan Toews, who stars for Canada and played college hockey alongside Oshie at North Dakota. “Even if the guy’s automatic, it takes a lot of confidence from the coaches to put a guy like that over the boards that many times. Great kid and pretty cool moment in his career, I’m sure.”

What that shootout did for the rest of Oshie’s career remains to be seen. Matt Oates, his Chicago-based agent, told The Associated Press in a phone interview he admired the way Oshie reacted after the game-winner — a quick fist-pump before turning to point back in the direction of U.S. goaltender Jonathan Quick, the other U.S. shootout star.

But Oates said the reaction back in the States suggests Oshie’s profile won’t remain modest for much longer.

“It has been a frenzy,” Oates said. “I’m not getting into names (of potential sponsors) at this point, though, because we’ll sort through that and take our time after T.J. gets back.”

How about Energizer batteries for starters? Like the mascot bunny, he just keeps going and going and going.