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Rochester native Max Jones scores first NHL goal


By @MichaelCaples –

Rochester native Max Jones tweeted that it was about time.

He’s probably being a little too hard on himself, though.

The Rochester native scored his first NHL goal on Friday for the Anaheim Ducks – in his 17th NHL game.

The 21-year-old scored a highlight-reel goal that was the icing on the cake in a Ducks’ 8-2 win over Montreal in Anaheim.

The goal:

And what he had to say afterwards: