The Twin City Steel are happy to announce the signing of Mississippi 8 conference standout from Monticello, MN Darien Jones. Jones 5'11" 185 pounds started the past two seasons between the pipes for the MAML Moose in the Missippi 8 Conference. "When talking with Darien, you know the work ethic and the determination to get to the next level is there. He will be a leader and a strong addition to our goaltending core during the season." When playing for the Moose Jones broke several school records including a 92.6 sv % during his senior campaign as well as career records in sv % (.902). In addition he was named named to the Mississippi 8 all conference team and the #1 ranked goalie in that conference. Jones was also named his team MVP during the 2013-14 high school seson.
The Steel open up the season on September 19th taking on division opponent the Minnesota Flying Aces at the White Bear Lake Sports Center.