Steelers confirm Sam Jones will remain a Steelers for 2 more years.
The Sheffield Window Centre Sheffield Steelers have confirmed their first re-signing of the summer with the confirmation that Sam Jones will be returning to the club after signing a new 2-year contract.
In his first season with the Steelers Jones was an ever present playing in all 54 League, 11 Challenge Cup and 2 play off games registering 3 goals and 20 points with a +/- of +32
Confirming the deal head coach Aaron Fox said “Sam has grown into an outstanding 2 way defensemen and at his age we still feel like he still can take his game to another level
“He’s shown some good offensive ability and got his minutes extended as the season went on, he’s also shown he’s willing to stick up for his teammates whenever needed. We think he’s a great long term defensemen for us”.
Jones is delighted to be returning to the Steelers and paid tribute to Aaron Fox saying “I’m happy to be back and for 2-years. I’ve really enjoyed playing for Foxy and I’m grateful for him giving me the opportunity
“He reduced my minutes when I wasn’t playing well and rewarded me with extra ice time as the year went on and my game improved.
“The organisation here is great from Tony down, he gives us the opportunity to compete and win every night. This year we didn’t manage to deliver but we will come back stronger next year I’m sure”