Goalies put on a show in London Knights victory over Sudbury Wolves
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Raaymakers’ work in the two games prior to Friday night saw him named CHL Goaltender of the Week, and he wound up stretching a shutout streak to 133 minutes. Raaymakers was named the game’s first star, stopping all three shots he faced in buy canada goose uk the shootout. Luukkonen goose outlet canada was named the game’s second star.
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That nearly stood up as the only goal of the game. The Wolves were denied by Raaymakers again and again on quality chances but managed to tie the game at 11:26 of the third period as Murray got his stick on a puck in front and got it over the goal line to make it 1 1.
The best chance of overtime came with 22.6 seconds remaining as Liam Foudy was awarded a penalty shot, only to be stopped by Luukkonen.
Ukko Pekka Luukkonen stops Liam Foudy on a penalty shot with 22.6 seconds to go in overtime to send the Knights and Wolves to a shootout.
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Knights announce leadership group
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Raaymakers stopped 55 of 57 shots in games against Flint and Kitchener and picked up his first shutout of canada goose outlet uk fake the season, earning him Goaltender of the Week honours, not just in the OHL but across the entire Canadian Hockey League. His shutout streak nearly lasted through Friday game as well before Murray broke it with 8:34 to go in the third period, giving the Chatham native 133 straight minutes without allowing https://www.canadagooseonlineshop.co.uk a goal. Raaymakers attended training camp with the Columbus Blue Jackets and appeared in an NHL exhibition game. He began his career in Sault Ste. Marie before being acquired by the Knights in 2017 18.