NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: September 3rd, 2023
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By Alex Hobson18 days 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.
Hurricanes/Red Wings: Player is a goaltender who was traded between these teams within the last five years
Predators/Red Wings: Player spent 12 of his 15 seasons with the Predators
Sharks/Red Wings: Player was once the head coach of the Russian World Junior team
Hurricanes/Flyers: Player has left behind a trail of controversy dating back to his junior days
Predators/Flyers: Player was primarily known for his time with the Colorado Avalanche
Sharks/Flyers: Player is an American who was a nine-time all-star when he played
Hurricanes/Stars: Player recently signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs
Predators/Stars: Player is a defenseman who is a three-time all-star
Sharks/Stars: Player holds the record for most playoff goals by an American-born player
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Hurricanes/Red Wings: Alex Nedeljkovic
Predators/Red Wings: David Legwand
Sharks/Red Wings: Igor Larionov
Hurricanes/Flyers: Tony DeAngelo
Predators/Flyers: Peter Forsberg
Sharks/Flyers: Jeremy Roenick
Hurricanes/Stars: Max Domi
Predators/Stars: Ryan Suter
Sharks/Stars: Joe Pavelski
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