Connor Ingram on Saturday made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season and second in the NHL, while Clayton Keller broke a scoreless tie with 8 minutes, 22 seconds left for the Arizona Coyotes to blank the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0.
Lawson Crouse added an empty-net goal with 1:17 left, his 10th goal this month and of the season. He has scored in five of his past six games.
Ingram’s first NHL shutout was on Feb. 15 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
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“I think I saw everything today, which is huge in this league,” Ingram said. “If you see it most of the time, you’re going to stop it. [The defense] did a good job of boxing guys out and blocking pucks I didn’t see, so huge props to them.”
Logan Thompson made 16 saves for the Knights, who were shut out for the third time in six games. They were shut out only twice all of last season on the way to winning the Stanley Cup.
Arizona snapped a three-game losing streak despite a number of players out of the lineup because of injuries.
In New York, Samuel Errson also had his first shutout of the season and second in the NHL, making 25 saves in regulation and overtime, and stopping four more attempts in a shoot-out, while Tyson Foerster scored in the fourth round of the tiebreaker, as the Philadelphia Flyers outlasted the New York Islanders 1-0.
Errson stopped Bo Horvat, Oliver Wahlstrom, Mathew Barzal and Kyle Palmieri in the shoot-out to help the Flyers snap a two-game skid.
Ilya Sorokin made 40 saves for the Islanders for his second shutout of the season.
Elsewhere on Saturday, the New York Rangers beat the Boston Bruins 7-4, the San Jose Sharks pipped the Vancouver Canucks 4-3, the Colorado Avalanche topped the Calgary Flames 3-1, the Los Angeles Kings blanked the Montreal Canadiens 4-0, the New Jersey Devils routed the Buffalo Sabres 7-2, and the Pittsburgh Penguins survived the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2.
Additional reporting by staff writer
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