|Assets:||Has a solid combination of size and two-way ability. Is an intelligent hockey player with some scoring upside. Can play both center and wing.|
|Flaws:||Needs to use his size more to his advantage. Might not be a big scorer at the National Hockey League level, so he must always pay attention to details.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile two-way forward.|
|1/30/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|1/29/2014||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.|
|1/17/2014||Missed 12 games (knee injury).|
|1/03/2014||Knee injury, injured reserve.|
|12/23/2013||Knee injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|11/21/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|10/20/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|10/10/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.|
|4/21/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/12/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/09/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/21/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/16/2013||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.|
|7/01/2012||Re-signed by the Calgary Flames to a two-year contract.|
|6/25/2012||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|3/22/2012||Missed 19 games (broken left ankle).|
|2/14/2012||Broken left ankle, injured reserve.|
|2/11/2012||Broken left ankle, sidelined indefinitely.|
|1/06/2012||Acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|12/08/2011||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|11/25/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|11/23/2011||Placed on waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|6/24/2011||Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.|
|4/24/2011||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|4/21/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|4/19/2011||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|3/27/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|3/03/2011||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/01/2010||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|11/20/2010||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|11/07/2010||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|10/30/2010||Missed 1 game (stomach injury).|
|10/27/2010||Stomach injury, day-to-day.|
|10/26/2010||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/26/2010||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|7/15/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a one-year contract.|
|6/16/2010||Tampa Bay Lightning tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/12/2010||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/15/2009||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/12/2009||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/10/2009||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/06/2009||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/04/2009||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/26/2009||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|7/16/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|6/29/2009||Tampa Bay Lightning tendered a qualifying offer.|
|9/21/2008||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/23/2007||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|12/14/2007||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/23/2007||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|1/29/2007||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|12/01/2006||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|11/20/2006||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/27/2006||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|9/26/2006||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/23/2006||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|7/13/2006||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|1/06/2012||Calgary Flames traded Brendan Mikkelson to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Blair Jones.|
|7/30/2005||Drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 4th round (102nd overall) in 2005.|
Calgary puts Blair Jones on waivers | 01/29/2014 1:01 PM
NewsBlair Jones is on waivers.
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ImpactJones 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.
Blair Jones (knee) will return Saturday | 01/17/2014 5:45 PM
NewsBlair Jones (knee) will be back in Calgary's lineup on Saturday.
ImpactJones was sidelined for 11 consecutive contests. He's projected to play alongside Paul Byron and Matt Stajan.
Blair Jones is sidelined indefinitely | 12/23/2013 6:24 PM
NewsBlair Jones is out indefinitely with a meniscal tear.
ImpactJones has two goals in 10 games this season. He also has eight goals and 21 points in 16 AHL contests.
Blair Jones back in coach Hartley's good book | 11/23/2013 9:57 AM
NewsThe 2012-13 season had been unpleasant and disheartening for center Blair Jones.
ImpactA 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."
Flames promote Blair Jones | 11/22/2013 8:58 AM
NewsBlair Jones has been called up by the Calgary Flames.
ImpactCalgary 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.
Flames send Blair Jones to the minors | 10/21/2013 6:39 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have sent Blair Jones to the minors.
ImpactJones 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.
Blair Jones gets called up Calgary | 10/10/2013 4:20 PM
NewsBlair Jones has been called up by the Calgary Flames.
ImpactJones split time between the NHL and AHL last season. In 15 games with the Flames, he contributed one assist and 10 penalty minutes.
Blair Jones falls short of mark for Calgary | 09/29/2013 2:48 PM
NewsEven though he turned some heads at training camp, Blair Jones was waived by the Calgary Flames on Sunday.
ImpactJones was also placed on waivers during the 2013 season after he collected just one assist in 15 games.
Blair Jones gets off to strong start in camp | 09/16/2013 11:02 AM
NewsBlair Jones has been making an impression with his gritty performance in training camp.
Impact"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.
| 04/24/2013 1:58 AM
NewsBlair Jones was called up from the minors on Tuesday April 23.
Blair Jones back up with Calgary | 04/10/2013 5:05 PM
NewsBlair Jones will get back into Calgary's lineup Wednesday night after being called up from the minors on Tuesday.
ImpactHe 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."
Blair Jones goes unclaimed on waivers | 02/18/2013 9:42 AM
NewsBlair Jones successfully clears waivers.
ImpactJones 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.
Calgary waives Blair Jones | 02/16/2013 6:32 PM
NewsBlair Jones has been placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.
ImpactJones has an assist and six penalty minutes in 11 games this season. Even if another team claims him, he won't have any fantasy value in standard leagues in 2013.
Flames could dress Jones and Brodie | 01/21/2013 5:04 PM
NewsBlair Jones and defenseman T.J. Brodie could make their season debuts on Monday night.
ImpactThey watched Sunday's game from the press box, but may play against Anaheim. Coach Bob Hartley wouldn't acknowledge personnel changes, but he did say that switching bodies in and out will probably be a common practice during the shortened schedule to keep players fresher.
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|Goals||1||2 times-last:at LA||last:Nov 30||0|
|Assists||0||14 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Jan 24||1|
|Points||1||2 times-last:at LA||last:Nov 30||1|
|Penalty Minutes||15||at Van||Jan 18||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||3 times-last:at SJ||last:Jan 20||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||14 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Jan 24||0|
|Power Play Points||0||14 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Jan 24||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||at LA||Nov 30||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||at LA||Nov 30||0|
|Shots||3||at NYR||Dec 15||5|
|Penalty Minutes||18||2011-12 (TB/Cgy)|
|Plus/Minus||0||2 times-last: 2007-08 (TB)|
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