President, Hockey Operations
Keith Jones enters his first season as the Flyers President of Hockey Operations after being named to the position on May 11, 2023. In this role, he is responsible for leading the strategic direction for all aspects of the hockey operations department while collaborating on business goals.
Jones previously spent the last 23 years (2000-23) as an analyst for Flyers telecasts on NBC Sports Philadelphia (NBCSP), as well as national broadcasts on NBC, and most recently for TNT’s coverage of the National Hockey League (NHL) in each of the last two seasons (2021-23). He covered marquee games such as the NHL Winter Classic, the Stanley Cup Final and other league showcase events. In addition to his work on NBCSP and NBC, Jones spent 21 years on SportsRadio 94 WIP’s Morning Show.
A native of Brantford, Ontario, Jones played nine years (1992-2001) in the NHL and registered 258 points (117-141=258) and 765 penalty minutes in 491 career regular season games with Washington, Colorado and Philadelphia. He collected 24 points (12-12=24) and 120 penalty minutes in 63 career Stanley Cup Playoff contests in eight consecutive postseasons (1992-2000). He retired on Nov. 21, 2000 due to a knee injury.
He began his career in Philadelphia when he was acquired by the Flyers from the Avalanche in exchange for Shjon Podein on Nov. 12, 1998. He registered 74 points (27-47=74) and 164 penalty minutes in 131 games as a Flyer.
Jones was drafted by Washington in the seventh round (141st overall) of the 1988 NHL Draft following a four-year career at Western Michigan University from 1989-92, where he recorded 163 points (83-80=163) in 153 career games. He was named the team's Rookie of The Year in 1989 and team MVP in 1992, while earning First Team All-CCHA in 1992. He was inducted into the WMU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013.