Caleb Jones (ice Hockey)
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Caleb Jones Ice Hockey
Caleb Jones
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Jones with the Edmonton Oilers in 2015
Born (1997-06-06) June 6, 1997 (age 24)
Arlington, Texas, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 117th overall, 2015
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2016–present

Caleb Jay Jones (born June 6, 1997) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). His older brother, also a defenceman, is Seth Jones, who plays for and is an alternate captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets. His father is former NBA player Popeye Jones.

Playing career

Jones played junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and for the United States National Team Development Program in the United States Hockey League (USHL). He was selected in the 2015 NHL Draft in the 4th round by the Edmonton Oilers and signed an entry level contract with them on April 7, 2016.[1][2]

Jones continued with the Winterhawks for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, though he did get called up for three games with the Oiler's farm team, the Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League (AHL), in 2015-16. Jones played the full 2017-18 season with the Condors, returning to their lineup for the 2018-19 season. Jones was called up by the Oilers on December 12, 2018, following an injury to Oscar Klefbom.[3] He made his NHL debut on December 14 against the Philadelphia Flyers.[4]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013-14 U.S. National Development Team USHL 33 0 7 7 54 -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 U.S. National Development Team USHL 25 2 6 8 28 -- -- -- -- --
2015-16 Portland Winterhawks WHL 72 10 45 55 64 4 0 2 2 6
2015-16 Bakersfield Condors AHL 3 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
2016-17 Portland Winterhawks WHL 63 9 53 62 54 11 2 8 10 28
2017-18 Bakersfield Condors AHL 58 2 15 17 43 -- -- -- -- --
2018-19 Bakersfield Condors AHL 50 6 23 29 28 10 0 3 3 6
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL 17 1 5 6 6 -- -- -- -- --
2019-20 Bakersfield Condors AHL 14 3 8 11 4 -- -- -- -- --
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 43 4 5 9 10 2 0 0 0 0
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers NHL 33 0 4 4 6 -- -- -- -- --
NHL totals 93 5 14 19 22 2 0 0 0 0

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 United States U17 1st place, gold medalist(s) 6 0 3 3 4
2015 United States U18 1st place, gold medalist(s) 7 0 5 5 0
2017 United States WJC 1st place, gold medalist(s) 7 0 2 2 2
Junior totals 20 0 10 10 6

References

  1. ^ AP (7 April 2016). "Oilers sign defenseman Caleb Jones to 3-year entry level contract". ESPN. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Canadian Press (7 April 2016). "Oilers sign Caleb Jones". Sportsnet. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Staples, David (2018-12-12). "Edmonton Oilers recall young hot shot d-man Caleb Jones". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "McDavid, Draisaitl net three points each to lead Oilers over Flyers". sportsnet.ca. December 14, 2018. Retrieved 2018.

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