The Oilers goalie allowed a objective to Coyotes proper wing Conor Garland in Edmonton on Saturday, and mentioned objective got here off of Garland’s face.
— Ronnie Laybold (@CoyotesGlendale) January 13, 2019
On the play in query, the Coyotes had been on an influence play when Garland tried to deflect a move on web coming from behind Talbot.
However Alex Galchenyuk’s move went to Jordan Oesterle past Talbot and Oesterle put a shot on web.
Garland did not precisely know the place the puck was as he had fallen down a second earlier than, and Oesterle’s wrist shot hit him within the face and miraculously bounced into the online.
The objective was Garland’s seventh of the 12 months.
It is simply been that form of 12 months for Talbot and Edmonton goalies usually.
Talbot is permitting a career-worst 3.18 targets per recreation and has a career-low .896 save proportion.
Edmonton’s goalies as a complete have not fared a lot better because the Oilers are 22nd within the NHL with an .897 save proportion.