NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: October 7th, 2023
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By Alex Hobson2 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.
Red Wings/Rangers: Player is currently the President of an NHL team
Jets/Rangers: Player is a defenceman who is a former top-10 pick
Wild/Rangers: Player is a Norwegian forward
Red Wings/Senators: Player spent all but one season with the Senators in his career
Jets/Senators: Player never actually played for the Jets, only the Thrashers
Wild/Senators: Player is a goaltender who currently plays for a team in the Pacific Division
Red Wings/World Juniors gold: Player is a three-time Cup champion and a six-time all-star as well
Jets/World Juniors gold: Player was swapped with the forward drafted directly after him in a trade
Wild/World Juniors gold: Player also played for the New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Red Wings/Rangers: Brendan Shanahan
Jets/Rangers: Jacob Trouba
Wild/Rangers: Mats Zuccarello
Red Wings/Senators: Daniel Alfredsson
Jets/Senators: Dany Heatley
Wild/Senators: Cam Talbot
Red Wings/World Juniors gold: Sergei Fedorov
Jets/World Juniors gold: Patrik Laine
Wild/World Juniors gold: Zach Parise
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