NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: September 19th, 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.
Stars/Coyotes: Player’s father was one of the great enforcers of the 1990s and early 2000s
Kings/Coyotes: Player was a nine-time all-star when he was in the league
Coyotes 30+ assists single season: Player spent the entirety of his 21-year career with the Coyotes
Stars/Bruins: Player was drafted second overall after Taylor Hall in 2010
Kings/Bruins: Player spent seven seasons with the Bruins from 2008-2015 and just signed there for his eighth
Bruins 30+ assists single season: Player just retired after a 19-year career all with the Bruins
Stars 30+ goals single season: Player was benched by Mike Babcock one game shy of 1000 in his career
Kings 30+ goals single season: Player is the greatest Slovenian NHLer of all time
30+goals/30+ assists single season: Player scored 64 goals in 2022-23
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Stars/Coyotes: Max Domi
Kings/Coyotes: Jeremy Roenick
Coyotes 30+ assists single season: Shane Doan
Stars/Bruins: Tyler Seguin
Kings/Bruins: Milan Lucic
Bruins 30+ assists single season: Patrice Bergeron
Stars 30+ goals single season: Mike Modano
Kings 30+ goals single season: Anze Kopitar
30+goals/30+ assists single season: Connor McDavid
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