General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with forward Ryan Jones
on a two-year contract.
Jones, 26, played in 81 games last year collecting 25 points (18G, 7A) and 34 penalty minutes. His 18 goals had him tied for second with Jordan Eberle
on the team’s goal scoring list, four behind Taylor Hall
’s team leading 22.
The 6'1", 205-pound Chatham, Ontario native was claimed on waivers by Edmonton on March 3, 2010 and has appeared in 176 NHL games scoring 33 goals and adding 21 assists for 54 points with the Oilers and Nashville Predators.
Jones played four seasons with the Miami-University Redhawks of the CCHA where he had 147 points (90G, 57A) in 161 games before being drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round, 111th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft..Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, TELUS, Cenovus Energy and Ford.