August 8, 1983|
Downers Grove, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||Phoenix Coyotes|
|National team||United States|
80th overall, 2002|
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 American Hockey League (AHL). Jones made his National Hockey League (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 and a 7th-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft for Lee Stempniak. On April 27, 2010, it was revealed that Jones was still recovering from a concussion and was not medically cleared to play.
Regular season and playoffs
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||24||0||2||2||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||58||2||4||6||40||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Second Team||2003–04|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||2004|||
|All-WCHA Third Team||2004–05|
- "MATT JONES". fightinghawks.com. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
- "Stempniak named NHL's second star of the Week". Phoenix Coyotes. 2010-03-15. Retrieved 2010-03-15. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Brad Elliott Schlossman (April 27, 2010). "NHL: Matt Jones' career in doubt". Grand Forks Herald. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
- "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
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