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Islanders Recall Jones

Third-year forward earns first career NHL recall

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that forward Connor Jones has been recalled from loan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. 

Jones, 26, has played 56 games with the Sound Tigers this season, recording 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) with a plus-8 rating. The third-year pro also played in 51 games with the Sound Tigers last season, scoring 13 points (six goals, seven assists). He appeared in three Calder Cup Playoff games with Bridgeport in 2016.  

The Islanders signed Jones to a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract on February 22, 2017. 

A native of Trail, BC, Jones split his first professional season between the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) and Bakersfield Condors (ECHL) in 2014-15. The 5'9, 180-pound forward registered 10 points (four goals, six assists) in 41 regular-season games and three goals in 10 playoff contests with Oklahoma City.

Jones played four seasons at Quinnipiac University, logging 129 points (49 goals, 80 assists) and 151 penalty minutes in 153 games with the Bobcats.

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