With respect to the Pittsburgh Penguins and previous goalies, having a top-end goalie means earning points in the standings, even when the team tries to give them back. That was the Penguins situation on Tuesday, and if you’re not looking closely, Penguins netminder Tristan Jarry has directly put a handful of points in the Penguins pocket this season.
You can stop worrying anytime now.
Such goalies also mean shorter golf seasons, but we’ll get to that.
On Tuesday night, the Penguins beat the New York Rangers 4-2 at PPG Paints Arena, but the Penguins mustered just one shot on goal in the third period. The lone shot was Sidney Crosby’s empty-net goal. They tried to protect a two-goal lead and instead did everything they could to give it away.
Jarry made sure they didn’t.