Martin Jones' play in a must-win Game 5 for the San Jose Sharks was a big reason, the main reason, why the Sharks have been able to extend this Stanley Cup Final to a sixth game. In three of the five games in this series, Jones has faced 40-plus shots, including 46 in that fifth game, in which he made 44 saves.
Outside of the opening five minutes or so, the Penguins were dominant. They have been most of the series. Jones, though.
The Penguins just couldn’t get that tying goal. As disappointing as that may have been, they seem to have taken the positives. Evgeni Malkin said what many may have already been thinking.
“Yeah, 4-2 we lost, but I think we played a little bit better than San Jose,” said Malkin, as per NHL.com. “They’re a good team, but they were a little bit lucky.”
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