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Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick announced on Monday that Forward Adam Jones had signed a two year contract extension with the Rock following his first season in Toronto.
Jones was acquired last summer by the Rock through a trade with Saskatchewan. In his first season in Toronto Jones lead the team in scoring with 37 goals and was second in points with 89. Over the course of his seven year career, Jones has scored 257 goals, 263 assists and topped the 500 career point mark last season with the Rock, currently sitting at 520 in just 109 games split between Colorado, Saskatchewan and Toronto.
Jones has been a part of two franchises prior to being with the Toronto Rock, the Saskatchewan Rush and Colorado Mammoth. Jones was set to become an a restricted free agent on August 1st if he had not received a qualifying offer or re-signed with the Rock prior to that date.
Jones said, “I couldn’t be happier to sign with this incredible organization for the next two years,” said Jones. “It’s an exciting time for my family and I. We have a lot of potential and I can’t wait to get back at it.”