Friday, February 22, 2013

Fighting Falcons Sign Matt Jones To Tender Agreement For 13-14

Press Release

The Port Huron Fighting Falcons, proud members of the North American Hockey League, today announced the signing of right-handed forward Matt Jones to a tender agreement for the 2013-2014 season. The tender agreement gives the Fighting Falcons Jones’ playing rights within the NAHL for next season.

Jones is currently playing with the Arizona Bobcats U16 team. A native of Peoria, AZ, Jones represents the scope of the Fighting Falcons scouting effort. Jones is the eighth player tendered by Port Huron this season, and Arizona is the seventh home state of the tendered players.

With a1996 birth year, Jones has all four years of his junior eligibility remaining.

“Matt is one of the top 96 birth year players on the West Coast,” said Fighting Falcons Head Coach and General Manager Michael Gershon, who scouted in the Southwest during his time as Head Coach of the New Mexico Renegades of the WSHL last season. “He will be a big part of building for the future as one of the youngest guys we have tendered so far.”

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