Arizona Coyotes goaltender Connor Ingram of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan recorded his fourth career National Hockey League shutout and third of the season on Friday. He accomplished the feat in a 1-0 Coyotes win over the San Jose Sharks at the Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona.
Ingram made 21 saves overall. He had nine saves in the first period, five saves in the second period, and seven saves in the third period.
Matias Maccelli scored the only goal of the game. It came from former Edmonton Oilers forward Nick Bjugstad and J.J. Moser with five minutes and fifteen seconds left in the second period.
Ingram is one of three goaltenders in the National Hockey League with three shutouts this season, which leads the league. He is joined by Pittsburgh Penguins netminder Tristan Jarry of Surrey, British Columbia and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko.
Ingram’s two other shutouts this season came on November 25 in a 2-0 Coyotes win over the Vegas Golden Knights and on December 4 in a 6-0 Coyotes win over the Washington Capitals on December 4. Ingram previously blanked the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 while with the Coyotes on February 15, 2023.
In 2023-24, Ingram has a record of 12 wins and six losses, with a goals against average of 2.41, and a save percentage of .923. The Coyotes have the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. They have a record of 14 wins, 13 regulation losses, and two losses in extra time for 30 points. The Coyotes have one more point than the ninth place St. Louis Blues.