Tristan Jarry records 19th career NHL shutout

Tristan Jarry (Michael Miller, Wikimedia Commons)

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry of Surrey, British Columbia recorded his 19th National Hockey League shutout on Tuesday. He accomplished the feat in a 3-0 Penguins win over the Winnipeg Jets at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has been quite the season for Jarry, who leads the NHL with six shutouts this season.

On Tuesday, Jarry made eight saves in the first period, eight saves in the second period, and seven saves in the third period. Kyle Connor led the Jets with six shots on goal.

Offensively for Pittsburgh on Tuesday, two Canadians scored for the Penguins. Kris Letang of Montreal, Quebec scored the game-winning goal at 7:16 of the first period. The goal was unassisted. Then at 7:33 of the second period, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Jeff Carter of London, Ontario scored from Lars Eller and Erik Karlsson. Carter won the gold medal for Canada at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

In 2023-24, Jarry has a record of 14 wins, 14 regulation losses and four losses in extra time. In addition to his six shutouts, Jarry has scored a goal. The Penguins netminder also has a goals against average of 2.45 and a save percentage of .916.

With the win, the Penguins improved to a record of 23 wins, 17 regulation losses and seven losses in extra time. With 53 points, they are five points back of the Detroit Red Wings for a playoff spot.

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