Arizona Coyotes shutout the St. Louis Blues 1-0


Northeast Valley News

The Coyotes will be playing a preseason game in El Paso, Texas on Oct. 3.

Sarah Hall, Reporter

The Coyotes and the Blues played a historical, in-season seven-game series and the Coyotes walk away with the win and a shut out in game seven.

The best chance the Coyotes had in the first period to score was from Derek Brassard.

In the second period, Clayton Keller opened the scoring for the Coyotes 1-0 with a slick play from Nick Schmaltz.

Conor Garland almost made it 2-0 towards the end of the second with a laser beam pass from Oliver Ekman-Larsson, but it hit the post.

The Coyotes had a few chances on the power play to go up more than one goal but the St. Louis Blues were able to keep it out of their net.

Play of the Game

The play of the game is the only goal of the game from Clayton Keller. Nick Schmaltz sets up a beauty of a goal for Clayton Keller. Keller is able to find and pick the spot for his goal without much hassle from the Blues. You can see the goal here.

Player of the Game

Darcy Kuemper is the player of the game. He was able to turn away all 24 shots of his first shut-out of the season.

Three Howls

The third howl goes to Nick Schmaltz, for having the great on-ice vision to always find the open man for the goal.

The second howl goes to Clayton Keller, who has blossomed during this series against the Blues with 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in seven games against the Blues this season.

The first howl goes to Darcy Kuemper who was very good against the Blues, making the big saves when he needed to today.