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Saturday, 01.21.2006 / 3:47 PM MT / News
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GLENDALE, ARIZONA -- Phoenix Coyotes Executive Vice President and General Manager Michael Barnett announced today that the Coyotes have reassigned defenseman Matt Jones to the San Antonio Rampage - the Coyotes' top minor league affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jones, 22, has registered one assist and 10 penalty minutes (PIM) in 13 games with the Coyotes this season.  The 6-foot, 215-pound blueliner has been called up to the Coyotes on three occasions this season.  Jones recorded his first NHL point on Jan. 14 with an assist in the Coyotes' 4-3 win at Toronto.

In 28 games with San Antonio this season, Jones has collected 7 assists and 22 PIM.  Earlier this month, the native of Downers Grove, Illinois was named to the PlanetUSA AHL All-Star Team for the 2006 AHL All-Star Classic to be played on in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Jan. 31-Feb. 1.

Jones was drafted by the Coyotes (3rd round, 80th overall) in the 2002 Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LP. NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact us | Site Map