LOS ANGELES -- It's been eight games and Kings rookie goaltender Martin Jones has yet to cool off and yet to be phased.
Jones won his eighth straight game Saturday afternoon at the Staples Center, stopping three Avalanche shooters to help the Kings to a 3-2 shootout win and two big points against a top Western Conference foe. The victory ties Jones with former Flyer Bob Froese for the NHL record for consecutive winning games to start a career and he's just one decision away from tying the NHL record for consecutive winning decisions to start a career.
The always-stoic Jones is breaking records left and right and continues to take it stride.
"I've said it before, it's a good start," Jones said. "But it's something to build off of and make sure we keep getting better here."
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