Oilers Sign Defenceman Caleb Jones to Two-Year Contract Extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Caleb Jones to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.

The 22-year-old Jones has appeared in 23 games with the Oilers this season, posting three assists and six penalty minutes. He has 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in 14 games with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors.

The six-foot-one, 194-pound defenceman has appeared in 40 career NHL games, registering nine points (one goal, eight assists), 12 penalty minutes and a -14 plus/minus rating.

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Edmonton Oilers defensemen Caleb Jones (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

A native of Arlington, Texas, he has posted 57 points (11 goals, 46 assists) and 77 penalty minutes in 125 career AHL games.

Jones was selected by Edmonton in the fourth round, 117th overall at the 2015 NHL draft.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 15, 2020.

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