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David Jones Signs A Four-Year Contract With Colorado

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward David Jones to a four-year contract through the 2015-16 season.

Jones reached the 20-goal mark for the second straight year in 2011-12, finishing with 20 goals, 17 assists and 37 points in 72 games.  He shared the team lead with five game-winning goals, while his 20 goals overall ranked third on the squad.  The Guelph, Ontario native tied for fourth on the club in points.

“David has been one of our top offensive players over the past two seasons,” said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman.  “He is a product of our organization who has developed into a proven goal scorer.  We are pleased to have him under contract as he enters the prime of his career.”

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Paul's avatar

Reports are contract is $16M total.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/07/12 at 03:53 PM ET

Nate A's avatar

Woah, that’‘s excessive. Jiri Hudler thanks you and sends hookers.

Posted by Nate A from Detroit-ish on 06/07/12 at 04:16 PM ET

Red Winger's avatar

This contract makes me a daydream believer!


(sorry)

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 06/07/12 at 05:21 PM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

This contract makes me a daydream believer

As long as it doesn’t also make you a homecoming queen, RW, you’re okay. smile

[And all of the twenty-somethings are going, “What the hell are they talking about?]

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 06/07/12 at 09:01 PM ET

Aphaea's avatar

And all of the twenty-somethings are going, “What the hell are they talking about?

Cheer up, sleepy Jean, this twenty-something (I can still claim that for the next couple days) got the reference.

And with this contract, so long, Hudler.

Posted by Aphaea on 06/07/12 at 11:38 PM ET

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And with this contract, so long, Hudler.

Oh noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Posted by Garth on 06/08/12 at 12:21 AM ET

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