New York Islanders Daily: Connor Jones Re-Signs

By Matt O'Leary
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Connor Jones
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Connor Jones /

The New York Islanders reached an agreement with Connor Jones who appeared in four of the last five games of the season in 2016-2017.

You may remember Connor Jones when he got called up at the end of the year while the New York Islanders were still fighting for a playoff spot. At the time I said it made no sense to call him up (and got killed for it) but nonetheless the Isles extended him.

He was signed to a one-year, two-way deal yesterday. It’ll be tough for Jones to crack the Isles roster at any point this upcoming year with the prospect depth in Bridgeport. He’ll be pretty far down on the totem pole.

In 58 games with the Sound Tigers he put up 19 points (five goals, 14 assists). Not exactly anything to write home about.

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Though, when April came around and the team was decimated with injuries they gave Connor the nod for the last few games of the season. If anything this gives you AHL depth, but that’s about all you’re getting with Jones.

Expect the Quinnipiac University alum to spend the entirety of the season in the AHL. He may even struggle to stay in the lineup consistently down there.

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