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Connor Jones

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#29

  • DOB: 8/16/1990
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 190
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: Montrose, BC

CAREER NOTES: Played a career-high 68 AHL games last season... Played four games with the Islanders in 2016-17, including his NHL debut on 4/2/17 at Buffalo, in which he registered two shots and a plus-1 rating... Received his first NHL deal on 2/22/17 by signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders for the remainder of the 2016-17 season... Scored a shorthanded goal in his 100th pro game on 10/21/16 at Lehigh Valley... Initially signed to a PTO with Bridgeport on 10/8/15... Made his Sound Tigers debut on 10/25/15 at St. John's, scoring the game-deciding goal in a shootout... Notched three goals in 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs with Oklahoma City... Made his pro debut with Oklahoma City on 4/5/14 against Charlotte... Served as an alternate captain with Quinnipiac for two seasons (2012-14)... Led Quinnipiac in scoring as a sophomore with a career-best 41 points in 2011-12... ECAC Third All-Star Team in 2011-12... Won the BCHL Championship in 2009 and 2010.

PERSONAL NOTES:Played each of the last two seasons (and all four years at Quinnipiac) with his twin brother Kellen Jones, who signed a one-year deal to play with Vasterviks IK in Sweden this season... Grandfather, Terry, played pro hockey for the New Haven Blades in the 1960s and was selected 10th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1963 NHL Draft... Learned to play hockey by having his grandmother feed him one-timers at four years of age.

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