Logan Thompson records fourth career NHL shutout

Logan Thompson (The Kip, Wikimedia Commons)

Logan Thompson of Calgary, Alberta recoded his fourth career National Hockey League shutout on Monday. He accomplished the feat in a 4-0 Vegas Golden Knights win over the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Centre in San Jose, California.

Thompson made 26 saves overall. He made nine saves in the first period, 14 saves in the second period, and six saves in the third period.

Offensively for the Golden Knights, two Canadians scored. Michael Amadio of Sault. Ste. Marie, Ontario scored from Zach Whitecloud of Brandon, Manitoba for the game-winning goal at 2:28 of the first period. Meanwhile, Keegan Kolesar of Brandon scored from Alec Martinez and Mason Morelli with one minute and 16 seconds left in the third period.

In 2023-24, Thompson has a record of 17 wins, 10 regulation losses, and four losses in extra time. He has a goals against average of 2.68, and a save percentage of .909.

Thompson’s first NHL shutout came on March 30, 2022 in a 3-0 Golden Knights win over the Seattle Kraken. He then had his second shutout in a 1-0 Golden Knights win over the Chicago Blackhawks on October 13, 2022, and his third shutout in a 4-0 Golden Knights win over the Anaheim Ducks on October 28, 2022. With the win, the Golden Knights improved to a record of 32 wins, 17 losses, and six losses in extra time for 70 points.

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