Goaltender Martin Jones joins some ancient company with his third shutout

Kings rookie goaltender Martin Jones won his sixth consecutive start to begin his NHL career on Tuesday, earning his third shutout with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. Jones is tied with teammate Ben Scrivens for the league lead with three shutouts apiece. He’s also joined some ancient company. Jones is only the third goalie in league history to record three shutouts in his first three starts, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. He joins Flat Walsh of the New York Americans in 1928-29 and Frank Brimsek of the Boston Bruins in 1938-39.

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  • DetroitSons

    Elliott, Marty has not had 3 shutouts in a row to start his NHL career, sorry but he dosen’t join Flat Walsh or the “Original” “Mr. Zero” Frankie Brimsek. Marty does have 3 Shutouts in his first 6 starts but not in a row. Check out your history please. Thanks and Hope you have a very Merry Christmas.