Jones beat out Chris Stewart's season-opening tally against Chicago (30.95%) and Ryan Wilson
's big hit on Nikolay Zherdev (33.29%).
The play now automatically qualifies for Colorado’s year-end “Play of the Year” bracket-style tournament – to be determined by Avalanche fans. Be sure to check back each Friday during the season, as three new choices for the Avalanche’s “Play of the Week” will be posted for you to vote upon.Jones’ Spinning Backhand – 10/12 @ DetroitDavid Jones
scored his second goal of the game on this creative move. Matt Duchene
carried the puck into the offensive zone and dropped a pass to Brandon Yip at the right point. Yip then made a feed into the slot to Jones, who corralled the pass, spun to his right and put a low backhander past Jimmy Howard.