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NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: November 16th, 2023

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Alex Hobson
3 months ago
WARNING: THERE ARE PUCKDOKU SPOILERS AHEAD. DO NOT CONTINUE SCROLLING IF YOU DON’T WANT TODAY’S PUZZLE SPOILED FOR YOU.
The new game “Puckdoku” is taking the hockey world by storm. Here’s how it works. There’s a 3×3 grid, and each row and column are marked with either a team or a statistic of some sort. You have to guess players who meet the criteria for both the column and the row for the square you’re on. For example…if your square is in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ column and the St. Louis Blue row…Ryan O’Reilly would work. If it’s in the Washington Capitals column and the row says “40+ goals in a season”, Alex Ovechkin would work. You can play the daily Puckdoku puzzle here:
There’s also a rarity score in the form of a percentage next to the player you guess…the lower the percentage, the more rare the guess. Once you start getting used to the game, you want to shoot for a low rarity score. 
Without further ado, here are some hints for today’s Puckdoku puzzle. You can play the game for yourself here
Wild/Devils: He signed a massive contract along with Ryan Suter to join the Wild in 2012
Panthers/Devils: He had a group of traveling fans that wore his many jerseys follow him from game to game
Jets/Devils: He dipped for Russia four years into a 17-year contract with the Devils
Wild/Flyers: “It’s only game, why you heff to be mad?”
Panthers/Flyers: He currently plays for a team in the Atlantic Division
Jets/Flyers: He was recently traded to the St. Louis Blues
Wild/100+ goals career: He and his brother combined for over 1500 points in the NHL
Panthers/100+ goals career: He won the Selke Trophy in 2021
Jets/100+ goals career: He was traded 1-for-1 for the player taken directly after him in his draft
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Wild/Devils: Zach Parise
Panthers/Devils: Jaromir Jagr
Jets/Devils: Ilya Kovalchuk
Wild/Flyers: Ilya Bryzgalov
Panthers/Flyers: Claude Giroux
Jets/Flyers: Kevin Hayes
Wild/100+ goals career: Mikko Koivu
Panthers/100+ goals career: Aleksander Barkov
Jets/100+ goals career: Patrik Laine

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