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Matt Jones

Matt Jones  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: August 8, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Downers Grove, IL, United States
WEIGHT: 224 DRAFTED: PHX / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (80th overall)

2007-08:
-Recalled from San Antonio, Jan. 27
-Assigned to San Antonio for conditioning assignment, Jan. 19
- Had an assist at DET, Dec. 1
- Collected his 1st assist of the season at DAL, Nov. 2

2007-08 Season highs:
Goals: None
Assists: 1 - 2 times
Points: 1 - 2 times
Shots: 2 - 4 times
Plus/minus: +3 - Nov. 2 at DAL
TOI: 22:00 - Oct. 13 vs. MIN
WCHA Second All-Star Team (2004) Traded to Toronto by Phoenix with Phoenix's 4th (later traded to Washington Washington selected Philipp Grubauer) and 7th (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kellen Jones) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft for Lee Stempniak, March 3, 2010. Missed 2009-10 due to concussion.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level