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Golden Knights Sign Ben Jones, Jake Leschyshyn and Gage Quinney

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (June 1, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, June 1, that the team has signed forwards Ben Jones, Jake Leschyshyn and Gage Quinney. Jones and Lechyshyn each signed three-year entry level deals and Quinney inked a two-year entry level deal.

Jones was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the seventh round (189th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He appeared in 68 games with the Ontario Hockey League's Niagara IceDogs, finishing with 79 points (30 G, 49 A) during the 2017-18 regular season. He also had 12 points (5 G, 7 A) in 10 games for the IceDogs during the OHL Playoffs this season.

Leschyshyn was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He appeared in 64 games with the Western Hockey League's Regina Pats this season and finished with 40 points (18 G, 22 A). He also had five points (3 G, 2 A) in the WHL Playoffs for the Pats.

Quinney appeared in 57 games with American Hockey League's Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins, finishing with a 33 points (14 G, 19 A), during the 2017-18 campaign. The Las Vegas native made his professional debut with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers during the 2016-17 season, finishing 44 points (18 G, 26 A) in 45 games.

Ben Jones, Forward

Country: Canada

Birthplace: Waterloo, ON

Height: 6'0''

Weight: 187

Age: 19

Draft: Selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round (62nd Overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Shoots: Left

Notes: 

-Appeared in 68 games with the Ontario Hockey League's Niagara IceDogs, finishing with 79 points (30 G, 49 A) during the 2017-18 regular season

-Finished with 12 points (5 G, 7 A) in 10 games during the OHL Playoffs in 2018

-Had 50 points (13 G, 37 A) in 63 games played for the IceDogs during the 2016-17 season

Jake Leschyshyn, Forward

Country: Canada

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Height: 5'11''

Weight: 185 lbs.

Age: 19

Draft: Selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the second round (62nd Overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Shoots: Left

Notes:

-Appeared in 64 games with the Western Hockey League's Regina Pats, finishing the season with 40 points (18 G, 22 A) during the 2017-18 regular season

-Had three goals and two assists in 2017-18 WHL Playoffs

-Played in 2017-18 WHL All-Stars Canada/Russia series

-Appeared in 189 games with 99 points (45 G, 54 A) during WHL career

Gage Quinney, Forward 

Country: United States

Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV

Height: 5'11''

Weight: 201 lbs.

Age: 22

Draft: Undrafted

Shoots: Left

Notes:

-Appeared in 57 games with American Hockey League's Wilkes Berry/Scranton Penguins, finishing with a 33 points (14 G, 19 A)

-Appeared in 45 games with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers during the 2016-17 season, finishing 44 points (18 G, 26 A).

-Helped lead the Kelowna Rockets to a Western Hockey League championship during the 2014-15 season, finishing with 31 points (10 G, 21 A) in 38 games

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