Adin Hill records seventh career NHL shutout

Adin Hill (Jenn G, Wikimedia Commons)

Adin Hill of Comox, British Columbia recorded his second shutout of the 2023-24 National Hockey League regular season and seventh shutout of his career on Friday. He accomplished the feat in a 5-0 Vegas Golden Knights win over the San Jose Sharks at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

Hill made six saves in the first period, six saves in the second period, and eight saves in the third period. Tomas Hertl led the Sharks with five shots on goal.

Two Canadians scored for the Golden Knights. They were Brett Howden of Calgary, Alberta and Canadian Olympic gold medalist Alex Pietrangelo of King City, Ontario. Pietrangelo, who won the gold medal for Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, scored the game-winning goal at the one minute mark of the first period. Michael Amadio of Sault. Ste. Marie, Ontario and captain Mark Stone of Winnipeg, Manitoba picked up the assists on an all-Canadian goal. Pietrangelo and Amadio had multi-point games, as Pietrangelo had one goal and two assists for three points, and Amadio had two assists.

Hill has a record of seven wins, one regulation loss, and one loss in extra time. He has a goals against average of 1.75, and a save percentage of .939. Hill’s other shutout this season came on November 4 in a 7-0 Golden Knights win over the Colorado Avalanche.

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