Jonathan Zion (ice hockey)

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Jonathan Zion
Jonathan Zion Express.JPG
Born (1981-05-21) May 21, 1981 (age 36)
Nepean, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
CHL team
Former teams
Allen Americans
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
Portland Pirates
Manchester Monarchs
Syracuse Crunch
Utah Grizzlies
Iowa Stars
Vienna Capitals
EfB Ishockey
Stavanger Oilers
IK Oskarshamn
Sheffield Steelers
Nottingham Panthers
GKS Tychy
Tilburg Trappers
NHL Draft 110th overall, 1999
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2002–present

Jonathan Zion (born May 21, 1981 in Nepean, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing with the Allen Americans in the Central Hockey League (CHL).

Playing career[edit]

Jon played junior hockey with the Ottawa 67's of the OHL from 1997-2002 and was a member of the 1999 Memorial Cup Champions. He was drafted in the fourth round, 110th overall, by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

He has had played in the AHL teams Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Portland Pirates, Manchester Monarchs, Syracuse Crunch, Utah Grizzlies and Iowa Stars and the ECHL teams Richmond Renegades, Reading Royals, Greenville Grrrowl and Idaho Steelheads. He has also represented several European teams in recent years including British Elite Ice Hockey League team the Sheffield Steelers during the 2009-10 season and rivals the Nottingham Panthers.

Zion joined the Allen Americans midway through the 2013-14 season, helping them claim their second Ray Miron Cup championship.

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