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'Shock value': T.J. Oshie one of roughly 75 NHL players who use electricity to stay in shape

'Shock value': T.J. Oshie one of roughly 75 NHL players who use electricity to stay in shape

An electrical current is pumping into T.J. Oshie when he is working out, when he is warming up before games, when he is recovering after them and when he is sleeping, roughly 12 hours a day in all.

The Washington Capitals forward is one of roughly 75 NHL players who make the Accelerated Recovery Performance (ARP) machine part of their daily routine. Electrodes are attached to him as often as shoes are.

In large part because of player testimonials - proponents include the Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith and the Wild's Zach Parise - the ARP has become a more common sight in NHL locker rooms, though teams don't endorse the machine. It is approved by the Food and...

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