Jordan Binnington records 15th career NHL shutout

Jordan Binnington (Chris Robart, Wikimedia Commons)

Jordan Binnington of Richmond Hill, Ontario recorded his 15th career National Hockey League shutout on Thursday. He accomplished the feat in a 4-0 St. Louis Blues win over the New York Islanders.

Binnington made 38 saves overall. He made six saves in the first period, 20 saves in the second period, and 12 saves in the third period. Four Islanders led the team with five shots on goal. They were Bo Horvat of London, Ontario, Mathew Barzal of Coquitlam, British Columbia, Kyle Palmieri, and Brock Nelson.

Two Canadians on the Blues had a multi-goal game. They were Robert Thomas of Aurora, Ontario, who had three assists, and Jordan Kyrou of Toronto, Ontario, who had two assists.

In 2023-24, Binnington has a record of 20 wins, 15 regulation losses and two losses in extra time. He has a goals against average of 2.85, save percentage of .911, and three shutouts. Binnington’s other shutouts this season came in a 5-0 Blues win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on November 14, and in a 3-0 Blues win over the Washington Capitals on January 20. All of Binnington’s 15 career NHL shutouts have been with the Blues.

With the win, the Blues improve to a record of 30 wins, 24 regulation losses, and two losses in extra time. They have 62 points and are in eighth place in the Western Conference.

 

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