Connor Ingram records third career NHL shutout

Connor Ingram (Quintin Soloviev, Wikimeda Commons)

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Connor Ingram of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is the hottest goaltender on the planet at the moment. On Monday, the 26-year-old backstopped the Coyotes to a 6-0 win over the Washington Capitals at Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona.

Ingram made 10 saves in the first period, nine saves in the second period, and eight saves in the third period. Tom Wilson of Toronto, Ontario, and John Carlson led the Capitals with four shots on goal each.

Offensively, Alexander Kerfoot of Vancouver, British Columbia led the Coyotes in scoring with three points as he had three assists. One Canadian scored for the Coyotes as Michael Carcone of Ajax, Ontario put the Coyotes up 2-0 at 10:02 of the first period.

This was Ingram’s third National Hockey League shutout and second of the season. He previously blanked the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on February 15, 2023 and the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 on November 25.

In 2023-24, Ingram has a record of 11 wins and three losses with two shutouts. He has a goals against average of 2.23 and a save percentage of .930.

The Coyotes are winners of five straight games. Just how hot has Ingram been? Well, in the last two weeks he was the National Hockey League First Star of the week, and recorded a shutout the week before and after he was honoured. Arizona is in fourth place in the Central Division with 28 points. They have a record of 13 wins, nine regulation losses and two losses in extra time.

 

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