Jones yielded four goals on 18 shots in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Blues in Game 6.
Jones allowed 11 goals on 80 shots over the final three games of the series, while the Sharks were able to score only twice in that span. Jones ends the playoffs with a 3.01 GAA and an .898 save percentage in 20 postseason outings.
Jones will guard the cage in Tuesday's Game 6 against the Blues in St. Louis, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
Jones struggled in Sunday's Game 5, surrendering five goals on 40 shots en route to a disheartening 5-0 loss at home. The 29-year-old netminder will look to shake off that poor performance and help his team force a Game 7 in San Jose by trying to pick up his fourth road victory of the playoffs.
Jones turned aside 35 of 40 shots during Sunday's 5-0 loss to the Blues in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
The banged-up Sharks gave Jones little support at either end of the ice, but the netminder also failed to make any big saves when his team needed a boost. The 29-year-old will carry a 2.96 GAA and .902 save percentage in the postseason into Tuesday's Game 6 in St. Louis, with San Jose facing elimination.
Jones will start in goal for Game 5 versus St. Louis on Sunday.
No surprises here, as Jones will man San Jose's crease in what is sure to be an intense matinee matchup Sunday. The Sharks netminder was dealt a bad hand in the two teams' last meeting that saw the Blues win in controversial fashion. Jones will try to maintain his stellar home form, as he's gone 7-2 in games played amongst friends, far better than his road playoff record of 3-5.
Jones stopped 20 of 22 shots in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Blues in Game 4.
Jones was beat by Blues winger Ivan Barbashev after a defensive blunder by Brent Burns in the first minute of the game, and a Tyler Bozak power-play goal later in the frame would account for all the damage against Jones. His Sharks teammates were only able to crack Jordan Binnington once at the other end of the ice. Jones will hope for better support at home in Sunday's Game 5.
Jones will tend the twine for Friday's Game 4 road clash with St. Louis.
Jones has posted a subpar 3.63 GAA and .875 save percentage so far in this series, but he's still managed to secure a pair of wins thanks to an offense that has put up 4.33 goals per game through the first three outings. As long as he can keep the game close, Joe Pavelski and company should be able to do the rest, though fantasy owners may not want to rely on the netminder to pitch a shutout any time soon.
Jones allowed four goals on 32 shots in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime win against the Blues in Game 3.
The Sharks spotted their goalie a two-goal lead after the first period, but Jones allowed all four goals in the second period. Logan Couture then tied the game in the third period before Erik Karlsson's second tally of the night got Jones off the hook in overtime. The win was not without controversy, as the officials missed a hand pass leading up to the overtime tally, but that doesn't change the fact that the Sharks now lead the series 2-1. Jones will look to be stingier in Friday's pivotal Game 4.
Jones will patrol the crease in Wednesday's Game 3 against the Blues in St. Louis.
Jones wasn't great in Game 2, surrendering four goals on 25 shots en route to his sixth lost of the playoffs. The 29-year-old backstop will look to bounce back and help his team regain home-ice advantage in the series by picking up his third road victory of this postseason Wednesday.
Jones allowed four goals on 25 shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Blues in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.
Jones was unable to come up with big saves against the Blues, resulting in the series being tied at one game apiece after Monday. Chalk it up as a bad game for the 29-year-old, who will have a chance for redemption in St. Louis on Wednesday.
Jones will face the Blues for Monday's Game 2 tilt, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
No surprise here as Jones was solid in San Jose's 6-3 win Saturday, stopping 28 shots in the process. He's been better during this playoff run than he was during the regular season, posting a 2.74 GAA and .909 save percentage in 15 postseason contests.
Jones allowed three goals on 31 shots in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Blues in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Jones gave up a goal in each period, but received plenty of support from his offense to help the Sharks stake out a 1-0 series lead. He has a 2.74 GAA and a .909 save percentage through 15 appearances in the playoffs so far, and will likely tend the twine again for Monday's Game 2.
Jones will patrol the crease in Saturday's Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Blues in San Jose, NHL.com's Kevin Woodley reports.
Jones was rock solid in Wednesday's Game 7 win over the Avalanche, turning aside 27 of 29 shots en route to his eighth win of the playoffs and an appearance in the conference finals. The 29-year-old will look to keep rolling and help his team maintain home-ice advantage in the series by trying to pick up his seventh home win of this postseason Saturday.
Jones stopped 27 of 29 shots in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 7.
Jones wasn't spectacular in this contest, but he got enough support to make it stand for the 4-3 series win to eliminate the Avalanche. He allowed 16 goals in the seven-game series, good for a 2.29 GAA and a .916 save percentage in the round. Jones next faces the Blues in the Western Conference finals.
Jones will guard the cage in Wednesday's Game 7 against the Avalanche in San Jose, NHL.com's Nick Cotsonika reports.
Jones had his worst showing of the second round Monday in Game 6, surrendering four goals on 26 shots en route to a 4-3 overtime loss. The 29-year-old backstop will look to bounce back and help his team advance to the Western Conference finals against the Blues if he picks up his sixth home victory of this postseason Wednesday.
Jones allowed four goals on 26 shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Avalanche in Game 6.
The Sharks had a chance to advance Monday, but Jones' leaky performance means the series will see a Game 7 in San Jose on Wednesday. Jones has made improvements with 14 goals allowed in six starts in the series. He will need to bounce back from the loss to keep the Sharks' season going.
Jones will defend the cage on the road for Monday's Game 6 clash with Colorado.
Jones has faced less than 30 shots in all but one of the five second-round matchups with Colorado. The Avs will need to test the netminder significantly more Monday if they hope to force a Game 7 back in Colorado. Backed by an offense scoring at a 3.08 goals per game rate (fourth highest in the postseason), Jones doesn't need to be perfect, just good enough.
Jones stopped 21 of 22 shots in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 5.
He hardly saw many pucks, as the Sharks fired 39 shots on Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer's net. Jones has only allowed 10 goals over five games in the series, and his improved play is a major reason why the Sharks hold a 3-2 series lead heading into Monday's Game 6.
Jones will defend the blue paint in Saturday's Game 5 against the Avalanche in San Jose.
Jones was rock solid in Thursday's Game 4, turning aside 25 of 27 shots, but he ultimately suffered his fourth loss of this postseason due to a complete lack of goal support from his teammates. The 29-year-old netminder will look to stay sharp and help his team return to Colorado for Game 6 on Monday with a chance to close out the series by picking up his fifth home win of the playoffs Saturday.
Jones stopped 25 of 27 shots in Thursday's 3-0 loss to the Avalanche in Game 4.
It's an identical performance to the one Jones had in Game 3, minus the victory. Jones has improved, allowing only nine goals in four games in the second round, but the Sharks return home for Saturday's Game 5 with the series tied at two games apiece.
Jones will guard the cage on the road against Colorado for Thursday's Game 4.
While far from perfect in this series, Jones is still managing a decent 2.35 GAA and .919 save percentage through the first three games. The netminder is backed up by an offense that is scoring 3.5 goals per game, second-best of the eight remaining teams, but is facing off with the league's No. 1 playoff offense (3.71 goals per game).
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