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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

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential