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David Jones | Winger | #12

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/10/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 208
College: Dartmouth College
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (288) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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David Jones (illness) returned to action on Friday.
Jones missed two games with the illness. The winger was minus-one in 11:01 minutes of action and saw no time on specialty teams. Jones has only a couple of goals and three points in 13 games for the Wild since his trade at the deadline from Calgary giving him 10 goals and 18 points in 72 games this season. He has no fantasy value. Apr 2 - 4:20 AM

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David Jones will be a game-time decision (illness) against Detroit on Friday.

In a dozen games with Minnesota since coming over from Calgary, Jones has posted just two goals and three points on 14 shots. So you may wish to find production elsewhere.
Apr 1 - 6:11 PM

David Jones remains day-to-day due to an illness.

Jones last played on March 26. At this point we wouldn't count on him participating in Thursday's contest.
Mar 30 - 2:20 PM

David Jones missed practice on Monday because of an illness.

Consider him day-to-day for now. The Wild host Chicago on Tuesday night.
Mar 28 - 12:42 PM

David Jones found the back of the net in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Jones opened the scoring at the 15:37 mark of the second period. The 31-year-old has just two goals and an assist in eight games since being acquired from Calgary, but he's put up points in back-to-back games. Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild while Zach Parise scored the game-winner in the shootout.
Mar 19 - 5:18 PM

David Jones scored his first goal as a member of the Minnesota Wild in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over Buffalo.

Jones opened the scoring with his goal at the 2:16 mark of the first period. The 31-year-old has 10 goals and 16 points in 61 games this season. He was acquired from Calgary prior to Monday's trade deadline.
Mar 6 - 10:02 AM

Newly-acquired David Jones played Thursday's game on a line with Mikael Granlund and Thomas Vanek.

Look for Jones to line up with Granlund and Vanek again Saturday afternoon against Buffalo. We don't expect Jones to be a fantasy worthy pick up but playing alongside Granlund and Vanek won't hurt him.
Mar 5 - 12:16 PM

David Jones is set to make his Wild debut on Thursday.

Jones was acquired by Minnesota on Monday. He had six goals and 15 points in 59 contests with Calgary this season.
Mar 3 - 12:19 PM

David Jones may be ready to play Thursday night in Toronto.

"We'll try to fit him in the lineup maybe tomorrow, and go from there," interim coach John Torchetti said. Jones could make his Wild debut if his immigration issue is settled.
Mar 3 - 10:16 AM

David Jones won't play Tuesday for Minnesota because of an immigration issue.

He hopes to have his work visa situation worked out by Thursday. Jones was acquired from Calgary on Monday for Niklas Backstrom and a sixth-round pick.
Mar 1 - 12:34 PM

David Jones has been traded to the Minnesota Wild for Niklas Backstrom and a sixth-round pick in 2016.

He has posted nine goals and 15 points in 59 games this season with Calgary. Jones has 188 points in 446 career NHL matches.
Feb 29 - 6:14 PM

David Jones found the back of the net in a 5-3 loss to Minnesota on Wednesday.

Jones was returning from a two-game absence due to a lower-body injury. Despite the marker, he was limited to 9:27 minutes worth of ice time, which was a low among the Flames' forwards.
Feb 18 - 10:41 AM

David Jones (lower body) isn't ready to return on Monday after all.

It was thought that he was ready to play against Anaheim, but he will sit for a second straight game because of a lower-body injury. Jones is listed as day-to-day.
Feb 15 - 4:16 PM

David Jones (lower body) will be back in the fold on Monday afternoon.

He missed Friday's game against Arizona due to the ailment, but he is ready to return after practicing on Sunday.
Feb 15 - 2:07 PM

Still recovering from a lower body injury, David Jones took in some practice on Sunday.

Jones has missed Calgary's last two games. He's produced eight goals and 14 points along with 105 hits through 53 games this season. His presence at practice is a very good sign that he's nearing a return, something even the Flames could use.
Feb 14 - 2:20 PM

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