Tristan Jarry records his eighth NHL career shutout

Tristan Jarry (Michael Miller, Wikimedia Commons)

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry of Surrey, British Columbia recorded his eighth National Hockey League regular season career shutout on Thursday. Jarry made 24 saves as the Penguins defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-0 from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec for his first shutout of the season.

Jarry made five saves in the first period, nine saves in the second period, and 10 saves in the third period. Josh Anderson of Burlington, Ontario led the Canadiens with four shots on goal.

Three Canadians scored for the Penguins. Canadian Olympic gold medalist Sidney Crosby of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia scored his first goal of the season at 3:36 of the first period. The goal turned out to be the game-winning goal. Crosby, who won a gold medal for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, now has 70 game-winning goals in his Hockey Hall of Fame career.

The other two Canadians who scored for the Penguins were Danton Heinen of Langley, British Columbia, and Brock McGinn of Fergus, Ontario. Heinen put the Penguins up 2-0, and McGinn put the Penguins up 5-0.

Jarry now has a record of six wins, four regulation losses and three losses in extra time in 2021-22. He has a goals against average of 2.33 and a save percentage of .922.

The Penguins meanwhile evened their record to six wins, six regulation losses and four losses in extra time for 16 points. They are three points back of the Philadelphia Flyers for a playoff spot in the Metropolitan Division.

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