Matt Jones (ice hockey, born 1983)

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Matt Jones
Born (1983-08-08) August 8, 1983 (age 30)
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
free agent
Toronto Maple Leafs
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 80th overall, 2002
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2005–present

Matt S. Jones (born August 8, 1983 in Downers Grove, Illinois) is a professional ice hockey and is a free agent.

Playing career[edit]

Jones was selected 80th overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes. He played four seasons at the University of North Dakota and helped lead his team to the 2005 NCAA Frozen Four championship game as an assistant captain.

Jones made his professional debut in the 2005–06 season with the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL. Jones made his NHL debut in the same year, playing in 16 games with the Coyotes.

On March 3, 2010, Jones was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs along with a 4th-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and a 7th-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft for Lee Stempniak.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 2003–04
All-WCHA Third Team 2004–05
  • 2003–04 WCHA All-Tournament Team

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 54 1 4 5 59 13 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 52 3 10 13 58 4 0 0 0 2
2001–02 U. of North Dakota WCHA 37 2 5 7 20
2002–03 U. of North Dakota WCHA 39 1 6 7 26
2003–04 U. of North Dakota WCHA 41 7 14 21 40
2004–05 U. of North Dakota WCHA 43 6 10 16 66
2005–06 San Antonio Rampage AHL 59 2 11 13 46
2005–06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 16 0 2 2 14
2006–07 San Antonio Rampage AHL 24 0 2 2 23
2006–07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 45 1 6 7 39
2007–08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 45 0 2 2 10
2007–08 San Antonio Rampage AHL 5 0 0 0 0
2008–09 San Antonio Rampage AHL 58 2 4 6 40
NHL totals 106 1 10 11 63

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