Nick Jones (ice hockey)

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Nick Jones
Born (1990-06-26) June 26, 1990 (age 27)
Cranberry, PA, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
TELH team
Former teams
Plzeň
Worcester Sharks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

Nick Jones (born June 26, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for HC Plzeň of the Czech Republic Tipsport extraliga ledního hokeje (TELH).

Playing career[edit]

Jones played collegiate hockey for the Mercyhurst Lakers in the a NCAA Men's Division I Atlantic Hockey conference. In his junior year, Jones was named to the 2012-13 All-AHA First Team.[1]

On August 27, 2014, Jones signed his first professional contract, a one-year deal, with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL.[2] Prior to the 2014–15 season, he was assigned to ECHL club, the Indy Fuel.

On September 3, 2015, Jones signed a one-year contract with ECHL's reigning champions, the South Carolina Stingrays.[3] In the 2015–16 season, Jones registered 19 points in 52 games from the blueline.

On June 26, 2016, Jones agreed to a one-year deal with Norwegian club, Stjernen Hockey, of the GET-ligaen.[4]

On May 1, 2017, Jones signed a one-year contract with the HC Plzeň

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Atlantic Hockey Third Team 2011–12
All-Atlantic Hockey First Team 2012–13 [5]
Atlantic Hockey Top Defenseman 2013–14
All-Atlantic Hockey First Team 2013–14 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Conference awards". atlantichockeyonline.com. 2013-03-03. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  2. ^ "Worcester extend Nick Jones". telegram.com. 2014-08-27. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  3. ^ "Stingrays sign Defenseman Nick Jones". South Carolina Stingrays. 2015-09-03. Retrieved 2015-09-03. 
  4. ^ "Stjernen agree to terms with American Nick Jones" (in Norwegian). Stjernen Hockey. 2016-06-26. Retrieved 2016-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Conference honors 2012-13". Collegehockeyinc.com. 2013-04-01. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  6. ^ "All-Conference Team". Atlantic Hockey Association. 2014-04-02. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Adam McKenzie
Atlantic Hockey Best Defenseman
2013–14
Succeeded by
Steven Weinstein
Preceded by
Eric Delong
Atlantic Hockey Individual Sportsmanship Award
(co-winner with Jason Fabian)
2013–14
Succeeded by
Zak Zaremba