Ryan Jones (LW)
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Career notes: In sixth professional season, the previous 3 entirely in the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers...Has played in 282 NHL games, with 52 goals and 42 assists between Nashville and Edmonton...Prior to this season, last skated in an AHL game on Dec. 2, 2009 for the Milwaukee Admirals...Limited to 27 games during the 2012-13 season because of an eye injury sustained prior to the abbreviated campaign...Registered NHL career highs in assists (16) and points (33) in 79 games during the 2011-12 season with the Oilers...Tallied a career-best 18 goals for Edmonton in 2010-11...Scored first NHL goal as a Nashville Predator on Oct. 15, 2008 against Dallas' Marty Turco...Claimed by Edmonton off waivers from the Nashville Predators on March 3, 2010. Spent 4 years at the University of Miami (Ohio), increasing his goal and point totals each season until topping out with a team-best 31 goals and 49 points as a senior in 2007-08...Led Miami in goals each of his last 3 seasons (when he was also a team captain), totaling 22, 29 and 31...Hobey Baker Award finalist for the 2007-08 season, when he was also a First-Team West All-American.
Originally selected by Minnesota in the fourth round (111th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.