Keith Jones (ice hockey)
Jones announcing the 2012 Winter Classic
November 8, 1968 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||Washington Capitals
|NHL Draft||141st overall, 1988
Keith L. "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.
Jones was drafted in the seventh 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 141 others for a total of 258 points.
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.
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA First Team||1991–92|
- 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 Schlong, are among those scheduled to attend, Miles said."
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Philadelphia Flyers TV Color Commentator
With: Steve Coates