CBJ head coach Pascal Vincent pleased with team’s resiliency during 4-3 Shootout win over Penguins

By Joe Coopersmith

Pascal Vincent CBJ head coach (courtesy IMAGN, photo by Sam Navarro, USA Today Sports)

Pascal Vincent CBJ head coach 3 30 2024 Postgame Press Conference CBJ 4 Penguins 3 Shootout .mp3


  • Zach Werenski notched his 10th multi-point effort of the campaign with 1-1-2 to give him 3-7-10 and three multi-point outings in the last nine contests. With 7-41-48 in 62 games, he has tied his single-season career high in points (2021-22) and tied Seth Jones (2017-18) for the second-most assists by a defenseman in a single season. He now has 3-7-10 in 18 career games against Pittsburgh, including assists in four of his last six contests vs. the club (1-4-5), points in seven of his past ten outings overall (2-6-8) as well as 2-5-7 in his last eight appearances at home against the Penguins.
  • Damon Severson tallied an assist in his second-straight contest (0-2-2) and scored the game-deciding shootout goal. He improved to 4-of-11 in the shootout for his career with all four goals game-deciding goals. The blueliner has now posted 1-4-5 in the past eight games and 7-17-24 in 59 appearances this season.
  • RW Mathieu Oliver scored his first career NHL shorthanded goal to extend his goal streak to two-straight games – tying his career high goal streak (2-0-2, Mar. 23-25, 2021). With 5-5-10 in 46 contests this season, he has also tied his single-season career high in goals.
  • Cole Sillinger registered an assist to give him 1-2-3 in the past two games and has notched a new single-season career high in assists with 12-16-28 in 69 appearances. He improved to 1-3-4 in 10 career games vs. Pittsburgh, including 1-2-3 in two-straight contests against the club.
  • LW Johnny Gaudreau recorded an assist, giving him 0-5-5 in the last six outings (overall, 11-44-55 in 74 GP). He now has 9-7-16 in 21 career appearances vs. the Penguins, including points in eight of his last 12 contests against the club overall (5-4-9) as well as 5-4-9 in 11 career home appearances vs. Pittsburgh.
  • RW Kirill Marchenko notched a goal to give him 2-1-3 in his past six outings and 19-16-35 in 70 appearances this season.
  • RW Cameron Butler made his NHL debut in the second period tonight, finishing with one shift of 54 seconds.
Cameron Butler made his debut Saturday night for the Jackets (courtesy Cleveland Monsters)