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Komets sign Jones brothers and Owings


Fort Wayne, Ind. - The Fort Wayne Komets announced today that twin brothers Kellen and Connor Jones  as as well as defenseman Josh Owings have agreed to terms for the 2021-22 season.  

Kellen Jones, 31, played four years at Quinnipiac University before making his pro debut with Oklahoma City of the American Hockey League in 2014. The Montrose, British Columbia native has spent the last three seasons in Europe playing in both Sweden and Switzerland. This will be Jones’ first season back in North America since playing 35 games with Worcester during the 2017-18 season. He also played with Bakersfield and Kansas City in the ECHL, totaling 72 points in 85 ECHL games. 

Connor Jones, 31, skated four games in the National Hockey League with the New York Islanders during the 2016-17 season. He also skated with his brother at Quinnipiac University, tallying 129 points during his college career. After turning pro in 2014, he has spent most of his career in the AHL, skating with Oklahoma City and Bridgeport before playing the last two seasons in Europe alongside his brother. Connor played a portion of one season in the ECHL with the Bakersfield Condors, scoring 26 points (10g-16a) in 27 games. 

Owings, 25, skated the last four seasons with Adrian College where he had 19 points (2g-17a) in 71 games.