Kristen Campbell records third career PWHL shutout

Kristen Campbell (John McClellan, Wikimedia Commons)

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Kristen Campbell of Brandon, Manitoba recorded her third career Professional Women’s Hockey League shutout on Friday. She accomplished the feat in a 3-0 Toronto win over Montreal at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Campbell made 23 saves in the process. She made eight saves in the first period, eight saves in the second period, and seven saves in the third period. Canadian Olympic gold medalist Laura Stacey of Mississauga, Ontario led Montreal with six shots on goal.

The Toronto goal scorers were Hannah Miller of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Rebecca Leslie of Ottawa, Ontario, and Canadian Olympic gold medalist Emma Maltais of Burlington, Ontario. Maltais, Campbell and Stacey won a gold medal for Canada in women’s ice hockey at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.

In 2023-24, Campbell has a record of 11 wins and four shutouts with a goals against average of 2.00 and a save percentage of .924. Campbell’s prior shutouts this season came in a 2-0 Toronto win over New York on January 26, and in a 3-0 Toronto win over Montreal on February 16.

Toronto is red hot as a team at the moment. They have won nine straight games and co-lead the PWHL standings with 30 points. They are tied with Montreal.

 

Written by 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *