Tristan Jarry records his 18th NHL career shutout

Tristan Jarry (Michael Miller, Wikimedia Commons)

Tristan Jarry of Surrey, British Columbia recorded his 18th National Hockey League career shutout on Monday. He accomplished the feat in a 3-0 Pittsburgh Penguins win over the Seattle Kraken.

Jarry made 22 saves overall for the shutout. He made six saves in the first period, nine saves in the second period, and seven saves in the third period. Defenseman Jamie Oleksiak of Toronto, Ontario, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Tomas Tatar had three shots on goal each to lead Seattle. The Kraken had won a franchise-high nine games in a row prior to Monday’s loss.

Offensively for the Penguins, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Sidney Crosby of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia led the Penguins with two goals. Crosby won a gold medal for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

In 29 games this season, Jarry has a record of 12 wins, 12 regulation losses, and four losses in extra time, with a goals against average of 2.48 and a save percentage of .916. Jarry also has five shutouts, which is tied for most in the NHL. He is tied with Arizona Coyotes goaltender Connor Ingram of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

The Penguins improved to a record of 21 wins, 15 regulation losses, and six losses in extra time for 48 points. They are one point back of the Tampa Bay Lightning for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

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