2013-14: Had a 3-game point streak (Dec. 12-17)…Registered an assist at MTL, Dec. 17…Tallied an assist vs. CAR, Dec. 14…Recorded his 1st career NHL assist vs. NYI, Dec. 12…Skated in 22:23 of ice time at VAN, Dec. 6…Blocked 3 shots at CGY, Dec. 4…Appeared in 16:55 of ice time and blocked 2 shots at EDM, Dec. 3…Skated in 9:43 of ice time and blocked 2 shots vs. CHI, Nov. 30…Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Nov. 27…Scored his 1st career goal and skated in 22:32 of ice time in his NHL debut vs. TBL, Nov. 16.
2012-13: Appeared in 33 games as an Alternate Captain with Sarnia (OHL), recording 6-12-18 and 32 PIM.
NOTES: Totaled 0-1-1 in 7 games with the gold medal winning US squad at the 2013 World Junior Championships. Signed an entry-level contract with PHX in August, 2011…Won a gold medal with the U.S. team at the 2011 U18 World Junior Championship…Was named player of the game after scoring the gold-medal winning OT goal, helping Team USA defeat Team Sweden 4-3.
I don't know what to say, to be honest with you. You get a couple [goals], and it's pretty much a done deal. He's been great. I don't know how many times I have said this before: He's giving us a chance and that's all you really want.
— Kings forward Anze Kopitar on rookie goalie Martin Jones, who improved to 8-0-0 after a shootout win over the Avalanche on Saturday