Keith Jones (ice hockey)

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Keith Jones
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Born (1968-11-08) November 8, 1968 (age 45)
Brantford, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
Colorado Avalanche
Philadelphia Flyers
NHL Draft 141st overall, 1988
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1992–2000

Keith Hillary "Jonesy" Jones (born November 8, 1968) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently a hockey studio analyst for NBCSN and a color commentator for Philadelphia Flyers games on sister network Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. In 491 NHL games, Jones produced a total of 258 points between 1992 and 2000.

Playing career[edit]

Jones was drafted in the 7th round, 141st overall, of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals. He played his college hockey at Western Michigan University, and professionally for the Capitals, Colorado Avalanche and Philadelphia Flyers. He played in 491 NHL games, scoring 117 goals and assisting on 148 others for a total of 258 points.

Sportscasting career[edit]

Beginning with the 2005–2006 NHL season, Jones has worked as an in-studio TV analyst alongside Bill Clement for The NHL on NBC (formerly The NHL on Versus). In addition to his duties at NBCSN, Jones also works for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia as a color commentator and analyst for the Flyers.

In addition, he co-hosts a sports talk show with Al Morganti, Angelo Cataldi and Rhea Hughes on 94 WIP Monday through Friday mornings, and he appears frequently on TSN as an NHL analyst. In 2007, Jones, along with ESPN SportsCenter anchorman John Buccigross, wrote his autobiography Jonesy: Put Your Head Down and Skate. Along with a foreword by Ray Bourque, the book recounts many of the stories that Jones witnessed throughout his career.

Jones has been a resident of Shamong Township, New Jersey.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Western Michigan CCHA 37 9 12 21 65
1989–90 Western Michigan CCHA 40 19 18 37 82
1990–91 Western Michigan CCHA 41 30 19 49 106
1991–92 Western Michigan CCHA 35 25 31 56 77
1991–92 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 6 2 4 6 0
1992–93 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 8 7 3 10 4
1992–93 Washington Capitals NHL 71 12 14 26 124 6 0 0 0 10
1993–94 Portland Pirates AHL 6 5 7 12 4
1993–94 Washington Capitals NHL 68 16 19 35 149 11 0 1 1 36
1994–95 Washington Capitals NHL 40 14 6 20 65 7 4 4 8 22
1995–96 Washington Capitals NHL 68 18 23 41 103 2 0 0 0 7
1996–97 Washington Capitals NHL 11 2 3 5 13
1996–97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 67 23 20 43 105 6 3 3 6 4
1997–98 Hershey Bears AHL 4 2 1 3 2
1997–98 Colorado Avalanche NHL 23 3 7 10 22 7 0 0 0 13
1998–99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 12 2 2 4 20
1998–99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 66 18 31 49 78 6 2 1 3 14
1999–00 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 57 9 16 25 82 18 3 3 6 14
2000–01 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 491 117 141 258 765 63 12 12 24 120

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 1991–92

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leakan, Paul. "Reeve Paralysis Foundation cause hits home Med. Lakes family to host fund-raiser", Burlington County Times, March 6, 2005. Accessed February 4, 2013. "Dana Reeve, country-music star Kenny Rogers, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jon Runyan, who lives in Mount Laurel, and former Philadelphia Flyers right-winger Keith Jones, a resident of Shamong, are among those scheduled to attend, Miles said."

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Preceded by
Gary Dornhoefer
Philadelphia Flyers TV Color Commentator
2006-Present
With: Steve Coates
Succeeded by
Incumbent