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NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: October 6th, 2023

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Alex Hobson
8 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. 
Oilers/Blues: Player also spent time with the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers during his career
Wild/Blues: Player recently signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs
Penguins/Blues: Player is a former first round pick of the Penguins
Oilers/Ducks: Player won two Stanley Cups with two different teams while playing
Wild/Ducks: Player spent most of his career to date with the Dallas Stars
Penguins/Ducks: Player spent nearly ten full seasons with the Ducks in the 2010s
Oilers/10+ playoff games played career: Player won the Hart Trophy in 2022-23
Wild/10+ playoff games played career: Player spent his entire career in a Wild uniform
Penguins/10+ playoff games played career: Player was born in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Oilers/Blues: Wayne Gretzky
Wild/Blues: Ryan Reaves
Penguins/Blues: Kasperi Kapanen
Oilers/Ducks: Dustin Penner
Wild/Ducks: John Klingberg
Penguins/Ducks: Rickard Rakell
Oilers/10+ playoff games played career: Connor McDavid
Wild/10+ playoff games played career: Mikko Koivu
Penguins/10+ playoff games played career: Sidney Crosby

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