Bridgeport Sound Tigers Sign Montrose BC Native Kellen Jones To One-Year AHL Contract


Kellen Jones of the Utica Comets waits for a shot from the point in front of goalie Scott Wedgewood and Seth Helgeson of the Albany Devils at the Times Union Center in Albany Friday, April 22, 2016.

Bridgeport, Conn. (July 5, 2016) – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today that forward Kellen Jones, has agreed to terms on one-year American Hockey League contract.

Jones, 25, split his 2015-16 campaign with the Bakersfield Condors and Utica Comets of the AHL and the Missouri Mavericks of the ECHL. In the AHL, Jones had a combined eight points (four goals, four assists) in 33 games and played in four post-season games.

The Montrose, BC native scored 25 points (six goals, 19 assists) in 23 games with the Mavericks.

In two seasons as a pro, Jones has 24 points (nine goals, 14 assists) in 87 games in the AHL and 50 points (13 goals, 37 assists) in 50 games in the ECHL.

Prior to turning pro, Jones played four seasons at Quinnipiac University, where he was an alternate captain his junior and senior seasons. He scored 127 points (53 goals, 74 assists) in 157 career games with the Bobcats.

During his junior season, Jones recorded five points (two goals, three assists) in the NCAA tournament where the Bobcats fell in the National Championship to Yale.

Kellen is the twin brother of Bridgeport forward Connor Jones.

Kellen was drafted in the NHL draft in 2010 in round 7 #202 overall by Edmonton Oilers.



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