Keith Jones (ice hockey)

Keith Jones
Keith Jones 2017-06-08.jpg
NBC's Jones at the 2017 Stanley Cup final
Born (1968-11-08) November 8, 1968 (age 51)
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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 Lionel Jones (born November 8, 1968) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He is currently a hockey studio analyst for NBCSN and a color commentator for Philadelphia Flyers games on sister network NBC Sports Philadelphia. In 491 NHL games, Jones produced a total of 258 points between 1992 and 2000.

Playing career

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.

Sportscasting career

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 NBC Sports 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 is a resident of Shamong Township, New Jersey.[1]

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Paris Mounties NDJCHL 30 26 13 39 61 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1986–87 Paris Mounties NDJCHL 30 39 38 77 136 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1987–88 Niagara Falls Canucks GHL 40 50 80 130 113 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1988–89 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 9 12 21 65 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1989–90 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 19 18 37 82 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1990–91 Western Michigan University CCHA 41 30 19 49 106 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1991–92 Western Michigan University CCHA 35 25 31 56 77 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1991–92 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 6 2 4 6 0 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1992–93 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 8 7 3 10 4 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
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 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
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 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
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 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
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 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
1998–99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 66 18 31 49 78 6 2 1 3 14
1999–2000 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 57 9 16 25 82 18 3 3 6 14
2000–01 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 0 0 0 4 β€” β€” β€” β€” β€”
NHL totals 491 117 141 258 765 63 12 12 24 120

Awards and honours

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 1991–92

References

  1. ^ Leakan, Paul. "Reeve Paralysis Foundation cause hits home Med. Lakes family to host fund-raiser", Burlington County Times, March 6, 2005. Retrieved 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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