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Jones Returns for Evansville

08/20/2021 3:47 PM -

Zane Jones Returns to Evansville


Evansville, IN:


Evansville Thunderbolts Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Jeff Bes announced today the resigning of forward, Zane Jones for the 2021-2022 season.  Jones will join previously announced signees, Austin Plevy and goaltender Brian Billett.


Jones, 6’ 3”, 209 pound, left wing, spent 28 games with the Thunderbolts during the 2019-2020 season, earning 9 goals and 4 assists. “Bringing Zane back has been at the top of the list for us this offseason.  He is a great team guy, in the locker room and on the ice.  He was an instant fan favorite and we look forward to getting big Jonsey back,” expressed Bes.


Jones was placed on the team’s protected player list in May.


“I am excited for the opportunity Coach Bes and the Thunderbolts organization have given me by letting me live the dream one more year, playing professional hockey,” said Jones.  “I’m pumped to play in front of Evansville fans again – knowing the guys we are bringing in, we are ready to get back to business,” he concluded. 


Home Opener is Friday October 22nd at 7pm CST. Season tickets are as low as $11 per game.  To order your tickets for next season, call 812-422-BOLT.


About Evansville Thunderbolts: The Evansville Thunderbolts is the area’s only professional hockey team.  The Thunderbolts are a proud member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL).  The team is owned and operated by VW Sports, L.L.C, a subsidiary of VenuWorks, Inc.


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