Chief Jones

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Joseph Chief Jones
Chief Jones, Portage Lakes Hockey Club.jpg
"Chief" Joseph Jones with the Portage Lakes Hockey Club in 1902–03
Born (1879-12-18)December 18, 1879
Renfrew, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Goaltender
Shot Left
Caught Right
Played for St. Paul Victorias
Portage Lake-Houghton HC
Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Indians
Cobalt Silver Kings
Waterloo Colts
Playing career c. 1902–1913

Joseph Henry "Chief" Jones (born December 18, 1879) was a professional ice hockey goaltender who played in many games in various professional and amateur leagues, including the National Hockey Association and International Professional Hockey League. Amongst the teams he played with were the Cobalt Silver Kings. He was a "full blooded Indian" who hailed from Michigan.[1] Before he played with Cobalt, he played with the St. Paul Victorias in St. Paul, Minnesota and in the International Professional Hockey League with a team in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan from the league's inaugural year until the 1908–09 season, when he signed with the Cobalt Hockey Club. He played for Waterloo in the Ontario Professional Hockey League the following hockey season.[2] He retired after that season.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T/OTL MIN GA GAA SV% SO
1902–03 Portage Lake-Houghton Hockey Club US Pro 4 2 1 1 240 11 2.75 1
1903–04 Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Indians US Pro 4 0 4 0 240 31 7.75 0
1904–05 Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Indians IPHL 24 10 13 1 1428 79 3.32 1
1905–06 Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Indians IPHL 22 16 6 0 1340 57 2.55 2
1906–07 Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Indians IPHL 23 10 13 0 1358 88 3.80 0
1908–09 Cobalt Silver Kings TPHL 8 6 2 0 484 32 3.97 0
1909–10 Cobalt Silver Kings NHA 12 4 8 0 724 104 8.62 0
1910–11 Waterloo Colts OPHL 16 9 7 0 1035 83 4.82 0
NHA totals 12 4 8 0 724 104 8.62 0

Playoffs[edit]

   
Season Team League GP W L T/OTL MIN GA GAA SV% SO
1909–10 Cobalt Silver Kings NHA 2 1 0 1 120 6 3.00 0
NHA totals 2 1 0 1 120 6 3.00 0

Source: Society for International Hockey Research Database[4]

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