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Blair Jones | Center

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 216
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Blair Jones is penciled in to play on the Flyers' fourth line on Tuesday.
Jones will be making his Flyers debut after Vincent Lecavalier sustained a lower-body injury. "I'm excited to get in and help the team any way I can," Jones said. "Bring some energy and hopefully we can get two points." The 28-year-old doesn't contribute much offensively at the NHL level and he's not a great source of penalty minutes either. Oct 14 - 10:35 AM

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Look for Blair Jones to make his Flyers debut on Tuesday.

Jones might get into a string of games given that Vincent Lecavalier is out for two weeks with a lower-body injury. Jones had two goals in 14 games with Calgary last season.
Oct 13 - 10:45 AM

Blair Jones was a healthy scratch on Saturday.

Jones is a depth player and could get into a few games but he could also just as easily be sent to the minors. He has no fantasy value.
Oct 12 - 9:14 AM

Blair Jones could make the Flyers out of training camp.

The Flyers were set to use Pierre-Edouard Bellemare as the fourth line center when training camp began but injuries to Bellemare have given players like Blair Jones a shot to make the team and Jones is taking full advantage. "He's been competitive. That's what really stands out to me," coach Craig Berube said. "And he's smart. He's kind of an all-situational player. He's a pretty versatile guy. He's played well so far." While he is not a draftable fantasy player, he could be useful to the Flyers.
Sep 27 - 10:26 AM

Blair Jones is on waivers.

Jones has two goals and 21 penalty minutes in 14 contests with Calgary this season. He's on a one-way deal, so he'll make $650,000 even if he gets sent to the minors.
Jan 29 - 1:01 PM

Blair Jones (knee) will be back in Calgary's lineup on Saturday.

Jones was sidelined for 11 consecutive contests. He's projected to play alongside Paul Byron and Matt Stajan.
Jan 17 - 5:45 PM

Blair Jones is out indefinitely with a meniscal tear.

Jones has two goals in 10 games this season. He also has eight goals and 21 points in 16 AHL contests.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 06:24:00 PM

The 2012-13 season had been unpleasant and disheartening for center Blair Jones.

A dozen games in, Calgary coach Bob Hartley soured on Jones — chucking him on waivers and banishing him to the farm — and that was basically it. But he was recalled on Friday and Hartley said he expects production from Blair now that he has improved his conditioning and attitude." He improved his play in the AHL, too. In 21 games last season with the Abbotsford Heat last season, Blair had seven points. In 16 games this season, 20 points. "The message I (gave) myself was, ‘Don’t go and sulk. It’s not going to do you any good. Just go and work hard,’ " said Jones. "I feel confident and comfortable. I want the puck, just hanging onto it and making plays. It’s fun to have your confidence build and to get some of the swagger back. It’s a good feeling."
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 09:57:00 AM

Blair Jones has been called up by the Calgary Flames.

Calgary freed up a roster spot for Jones by trading Tim Jackman to Anaheim. He has 20 points and 21 penalty minutes in 16 AHL games this season.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 08:58:00 AM

The Calgary Flames have sent Blair Jones to the minors.

Jones was called up 10 days earlier by the Flames but was a healthy scratch in every game. He's off to Abbotsford of the AHL.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 06:39:00 AM

Blair Jones has been called up by the Calgary Flames.

Jones split time between the NHL and AHL last season. In 15 games with the Flames, he contributed one assist and 10 penalty minutes.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 04:20:00 PM

Even though he turned some heads at training camp, Blair Jones was waived by the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Jones was also placed on waivers during the 2013 season after he collected just one assist in 15 games.
Source: TSN
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 02:48:00 PM

Blair Jones has been making an impression with his gritty performance in training camp.

"Jonesy's playing with desperation," said assistant coach Martin Gelinas. "He's not the only guy. There are lot of guys battling for jobs here and you've got to find a way to get yourself noticed. A guy like Jonesey, he's not going to score a lot. So he has to find other ways to contribute and that means being physical, being in people's faces. That's how he's going to make his mark. We'll see where this goes. We're not even one week into it. But at the same time, he's trying to do the right thing." Jones had an assist in 15 games with the Calgary Flames before being placed on waivers and being sent to the minors once he cleared. Despite his setback last season, he still has a decent shot of making the 2013-14 squad.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 11:02:00 AM

Blair Jones will get back into Calgary's lineup Wednesday night after being called up from the minors on Tuesday.

He was originally assigned to AHL Abbotsford on Feb. 21 after skating in 11 games with the Flames. Coach Bob Hartley wants Jones to be active in the forecheck and be "an up-and-down player."
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 05:05:00 PM

Blair Jones successfully clears waivers.

Jones is still on the Calgary Flames' active roster, but he might be sent down soon. "Maybe it can serve as motivation or a wakeup call or a little extra juice to get you to work that much harder at being a better player," Jones suggested. He was a healthy scratch on Sunday.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 08:42:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Vincent Lecavalier
3Brayden Schenn
4Sean Couturier
5Blair Jones
6Chris VandeVelde
LW1R.J. Umberger
2Matt Read
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Zac Rinaldo
5Jay Rosehill
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Jason Akeson
D1Mark Streit
2Braydon Coburn
3Andrew MacDonald
4Nicklas Grossmann
5Michael Del Zotto
6Luke Schenn
7Nick Schultz
8Kimmo Timonen
9Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery