This Date in Flyers History
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After a nine-year NHL career, including three with the Flyers, Keith Jones currently serves as a color analyst for Flyers broadcasts on CSN, as well as a national studio analyst for NBC's coverage of the NHL.
On this date in 1998, the Flyers acquired right wing Keith Jones from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for left wing Shjon Podein.
Jones would post 18 goals and 31 assists for 49 points and 78 penalty minutes in 66 regular season games for the Flyers during the 1998-99 season. Injuries would limit Jones to playing just 65 games over the next two seasons, before he retired in November of 2000.
Jones registered 27 goals and 47 assists for 74 points and 164 penalty minutes in 131 regular seasons over three seasons with the Flyers (1998-99 to 2000-01).
ALSO ON THIS DATE: - The Flyers own an all-time record of 11-5-2-0.
- In 1988, Tim Kerr scored his 17th and final hat trick as a Flyer against the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-4 loss.
- In 1978, Bernie Parent recorded his 54 career shutout in the NHL in a 4-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks.