Toronto beats Montreal 3-0 in noteworthy PWHL game

Kristen Campbell (John McClellan, Wikimedia Commons)

Toronto beat Montreal 3-0 in a very significant Professional Women’s Hockey League matchup on Friday from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario. Not only did Canadian Olympic gold medalist Kristen Campbell of Brandon, Manitoba deliver a shutout, it was done in front of a PWHL record crowd of 19, 285.

Campbell made 30 saves in the game for the shutout. It was her second shutout of the PWHL season. She also blanked New York 2-0 on January 26.

In Toronto’s win over Montreal, Toronto had all three of their goals in the third period. The Toronto goal scorers were Hannah Miller of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Victoria Bach of Milton, Ontario, and ¬†Jesse Compher. Miller had a multi-point game for Toronto as she had one goal and one assist for two points.

So far during the 2024 PWHL season, Campbell has a record of six wins and four losses with a goals against average of 2.35 and a save percentage of .913. Campbell also picked up an assist from an offensive standpoint. The assist came in a 5-3 Toronto win over Boston on February 14. Campbell set up Canadian Olympic gold medalist Natalie Spooner of Scarborough, Ontario to put Toronto up 2-0 at the time. Spooner won a gold medal for Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Campbell and Bach also won a gold medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Toronto is in third place in the PWHL Division with 17 points.

 

 

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