Carter Hutton blocked 22 of 23 shots in a 3-1 win against Arizona Wednesday night.
Hutton has won five of his last six games and has only allowed six combined goals for an average of one per night. His only loss in this period came against Winnipeg on March 3. In that game he had a save percentage of .974 and allowed only goal, but fell short to Connor Hellebuyck who shut out the Blues. Wednesday night, Hutton had a save percentage of .957 and increased his winning record to 11-8-2.
Alex Goligoski scored a late third-period goal in the 3-1 loss to St Louis Wednesday night to keep the Coyotes from being shutout.
Goligoski earned his third point in the last five games. This increased his goal total to six and point total to 32. Goligoski’s goal was the only of the night for the Coyotes and was assisted by Christian Dvorak and Clayton Keller. This was Keller’s first NHL point since he started with the team in Monday night’s matchup against St Louis.
Philipp Grubauer blocked 32 of 35 shots in a 5-3 win against Colorado Wednesday night.
Grubauer won his first game in his last four starts. Ending this losing slide improved his season record to 11-6-2. Grubauer let in in one goal in each period but never allowed Colorado to take the lead. He ended the night with a save percentage of .914, just slightly lower than his season average of .925.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored the game winning goal in as the Blues beat the Coyotes 3-1 Wednesday night.
This was Tarasenko’s 36th goal of the season and his 69th point. The winger accumulated event more fantasy points on the strength of six shots on goal, which was matched in Wednesday’s contest by defenseman Alex Pietrangelo.
Louis Domingue blocked 39 shots Wednesday night as the Coyotes lost a 3-1 contest to the Blues.
Domingue was coming off a four-game winning streak and was perfect against 11 shots in relief of Mike Smith February 28 against the Bruins. By comparison, Smith has seven straight losses. During his last five games before Wednesday night, Domingue has accumulated a save percentage of .945 and even with the loss, he bettered that mark with a .951. Domingue gave up two goals on 41 shots and another puck found the back of an empty net.
Nathan MacKinnon scored a goal and an assist in the 5-3 loss to Washington Wednesday night.
MacKinnon racked up two points to hit 50 and increase his lead over Matt Duchene to 13. The forward led his team in shots on goal with six in 20 minutes of ice time. Six shots are the most he has made in a single game in 28 contests since Colorado's loss to Los Angeles on January 31.