Jones Named to CCHA All-Decade Team

Ryan Jones – Photo from RedSkinWarriors.com

Chatham’s Ryan Jones has been named to the Central Collegiate Hockey Association’s (CCHA) All-Decade team for 2000-2013.

Jones, who starred for the Miami University RedHawks from 2004-2008, was named to the All-Decade Second Team.

In 161 games with Miami, Jones racked up 147 points, 90 goals, and was team captain for three seasons. Jones was a three-time All-CCHA team member, and was named a First Team All-American in his senior season, when he was considered a Hobey Baker candidate.

Of the 12 players selected for the All-Decade CCHA teams, 11 have played in the NHL. The list also includes players such as NHL All-Star and Olympian Ryan Miller, and Stanley Cup Champion Chris Kunitz.

This being the CCHA’s final season before it merges to form a new conference alignment, the team selection was a part of the league’s Celebrate the Legacy campaign.

Jones has played 255 NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers and Nashville Predators after graduating from Miami University. He has 50 goals and 87 points in the NHL. In his last two seasons, his first two full campaigns in the league, Jones has scored 18 and 17 goals respectively, and was a Bill Masterton Trophy nominee.

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