Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Islanders Sign Viper Alumni Jones:

The New York Islanders have signed former Vernon Vipers
forward Connor Jones to a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract for the remainder of the 2016-17 season.

Jones is in his second season with the American Hockey League (AHL) Bridgeport Sound Tigers. After four years at Quinnipiac University Jones signed his first pro contract along with twin brother Kellen with the American Hockey League (AHL) Oklahoma City Barons April 3rd 2014. Connor has spent the past two seasons playing with three teams in three different leagues. (ECHL-Bakersfield Condors, AHL-Oklahoma City Barons & the AHL-Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Connor played In 163 regular season games with the Vipers collecting (80-goals-118-assists-198-points) Connor also is the Vipers all-time franchise points leader (regular season & playoffs) with 228 & all-time franchise goals leader (regular season & playoffs) with 95.

Connor Jones Player Profile:


This is posted on the Islanders website:

Connor Jones Agrees to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

Jones has 17 points in 47 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

by New York Islanders

February 22nd, 2017

The New York Islanders announced today, forward Connor Jones has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. He has been loaned to the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Jones, 26, has played 47 games with the Sound Tigers this season, recording 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) and a plus-10 rating. The third-year pro initially signed a professional tryout (PTO) with Bridgeport at the beginning of the 2015-16 campaign and notched 13 points (six goals, seven assists) in 51 games with the Sound Tigers last season. In addition, he appeared in three Calder Cup Playoff games with Bridgeport in 2015-16.

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.

Prior to turning pro, Jones played four seasons at Quinnipiac University alongside his twin brother and fellow Sound Tigers forward, Kellen Jones. C. Jones logged 129 points (49 goals, 80 assists) and 151 penalty minutes in 153 games with the Bobcats.

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