NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: September 4th, 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.
Flames/Ducks: Player is a goaltender who bridged the gap between J.S. Giguere and Frederik Andersen
Rangers/Ducks: Player was a first-round pick of the Colorado Avalanche
Panthers/Ducks: Player was a member of the 2023 Panthers Cup final run
Flames/Devils: Player is a defenceman who started his career with the Boston Bruins
Rangers/Devils: Player was a first-round pick in the 1998 Draft
Panthers/Devils: Player led the Panthers in scoring as a 44-year-old
Flames/WHL: Player is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer
Rangers/WHL: Player won a cup with the Rangers as well as the Edmonton Oilers
Panthers/WHL: Player is a forward who was acquired by the Panthers in 2021
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Flames/Ducks: Jonas Hiller
Rangers/Ducks: Kevin Shattenkirk
Panthers/Ducks: Brandon Montour
Flames/Devils: Dougie Hamilton
Rangers/Devils: Scott Gomez
Panthers/Devils: Jaromir Jagr
Flames/WHL: Jarome Iginla
Rangers/WHL: Mark Messier
Panthers/WHL: Sam Reinhart
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