Coyotes goaltender Connor Ingram named NHL first star of the week

Connor Ingram (Quintin Soloviev, Wikimeda Commons)

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Connor Ingram of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan has been named the National Hockey League first star of the week for the week from November 27 to December 3. Ingram won all three of his games this past week with a goals against average of 1.63 and a save percentage of .947.

Ingram began the week with a 3-1 Arizona Coyotes win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 28. He made 30 saves on 31 shots. Ingram then made 28 saves on 31 shots in a 4-3 Coyotes overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche on November 30 and then 31 saves on 32 shots in a 4-1 Coyotes win over the St. Louis Blues on December 2.

On the season, Ingram has a record of 10 wins and three losses with a goals against average of 2.40 and a save percentage of .925, It is also safe to say that Ingram has taken over the Coyotes’s number one goaltending job. Karel Vejmelka has struggled mightily. The Czech Republic native has a record of two wins, six regulation losses, and two losses in extra time with a goals against average of 3.45 and a save percentage of .892.

The Coyotes are also playing high quality hockey at the moment. They have a record of 12 wins, nine regulation losses and two losses in extra time for 26 points.

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