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CAREER SUMMARY

Birth
January 6th 1966
St Paul, Minnesota, USA

Clubs
NSWSL Warringah Bombers

Goodall Cups
1983, 1985, 1988

World Championships
1983, '84 [NJT] 1986, '89, ''90, '92, '93, '94, '95, '96, '97 [NST] Ice Hockey

Alternate Captain of first NJT 1993
Captain of Australia 1996

BORN JANUARY 6TH, 1966, in St Paul, Minnesota, USA, he played centre for the Warringah Bombers in the New South Wales Super League. In 1983, at the age of 17, he was alternate captain of the very first men's junior team which toured West Germany, Austria and Switzerland for two weeks before going to Bucharest, Romania, for the Junior Worlds.

He played his first international on March 3rd 1983 against Romania which Australia lost, 10-2. Also winless in five other games against Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, he had nonetheless led the nation's first juniors onto the world stage with captain John Jugem and alternate John Rice, both of Victoria. Their coaches were former Canadian players Glen Williamson (Sydney) and Scott Davidson (Melbourne).

He won Goodall Cups in 1983, 1985 and 1988, and debuted as a defenseman with the National Senior Team at the 1986 C-Pool Men's Worlds where he was voted his team's Best Player. He was 180cm tall, weighing in at 85kg, and still only 20 years-old. He played for Australia at the Bicentennial Tournament in Canberra in 1988 against teams from Canada and the United States, and thrived in defense with Arte Malste in the 1989 Worlds in Sydney. He represented Australia in seven more Worlds — 1990 and from 1992 to 1997 inclusive — for a total of nine senior Worlds appearances. All up he played a dozen tournaments in the green and gold, including Canberra.

In 1995 and 1997, he scored a little under a point a game and he was Captain of Australia in 1996, the only occasion that Glen Foll did not hold the position during his 16-year term. He won a Silver and a Bronze medal from 46 games for Australia; held the record for the most games up until 1997; and still today has played the seventh-most international ice hockey games of all-time for his country. He still plays hockey for the Bombers in a New South Wales recreational league.

01. Historical Notes

02. Citation Details

Ross Carpenter, 'Jones, Howard Peter (1966 — )', Legends of Australian Ice, Melbourne, Australia, http://icelegendsaustralia.com/bio_jones-h.html, accessed online .

03. Select Bibliography

04. Citations
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National Junior Team

1983

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Goodall Cup

Narrabeen rink, Sydney, 1983

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National Junior Team

1984 Courtesy Rad Benicky

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Goodall Cup Captain

Ice World, 1985

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World Championships

Puigcerda, Spain, 1986

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World Championships

Sydney, Australia, 1990

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World Championships Prep

Sydney, Australia, 1992

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World Championships

Hull, England, 1992

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World Championships

Article, Sydney, 1992. Courtesy Rad Benicky

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World Championships

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1993

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World Championships

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1993

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World Championships

Barcelona, Spain, 1994

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World Championships

Johannesburg, South Africa, 1995

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World Championships

Andorra, Spain 1997