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Seth Jones
North American Skater
Portland, WHL
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 4" Weight:  205
Born:  October 3, 1994 Hometown:  Frisco, TX
Birthplace:  Arlington, TX, USA
Drafted:  NSH (1st Round / 4th Overall)
• He was third among Western Hockey League defensemen in the 2013 playoffs with 15 points (5-10--15) in 21 games as Portland captured the WHL championship, earning a trip to the 2013 Memorial Cup.

• In 2012-13, Jones led all Western Hockey League rookie defensemen with 56 points (14-42--56) and a plus-46 rating in 61 games, helping Portland lead the league with 57 wins (57-12-1-2). He was named WHL Rookie of the Year and CHL Top Prospect of the Year for his outstanding season.

• A three-time gold medalist, Jones captured gold as the youngest member of Team USA at the 2013 World Junior Championship, recording seven points (1-6--7) and a plus-8 rating. In 2012, he captained the Under-18 team to gold at the World Championship (he also won in 2011), finishing second in team scoring with eight points (3-5--8).

• He is the son of former NBA player, Ronald “Popeye” Jones, who played 11 seasons with Dallas, Toronto, Boston, Denver, Washington and Golden State and served as an assistant coach of the Brooklyn Nets in 2012-13. His younger brother, Caleb, also a defenseman, was selected by Portland in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

• He started skating at six when he became a fan of the Colorado Avalanche. His first hockey team was the Littleton Hawks Squirt AA and he split his minor hockey between Colorado and Dallas.

• A little-known fact is that his first name is Jared: “I go by my middle name, Seth, because I liked it better when I was younger.”

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FAVORITES

NHL team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk
Shootout move: “Backhand, forehand, quick top shelf shot”
Goal celebration: “Stick in air”
Video game: MLB 2K12
Movie: Law Abiding Citizen
TV show: Modern Family
Actors: Gerard Butler & Denzel Washington
Website: YouTube
Pump-up song: Clarity by Zedd
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Breakfast food: Eggs, Bacon, Potatoes, Toast
Superhero: Batman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
DALLAS STARS AAA
MWEHL
42
5
13
18
20
2010-2011
USA U-17
USHL
37
4
17
21
24
2010-2011
USA U-18
USHL
20
0
10
10
8
2011-2012
USA U-18
USHL
52
8
23
31
18
2012-2013
PORTLAND
WHL
61
14
42
56
33
2012-2013
USA (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
1
6
7
4




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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYI 63 41 20 2 202 174 84
3 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 61 30 22 9 161 160 69
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 62 25 27 10 139 164 60
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 60 23 30 7 137 159 53
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 63 29 35 4 64
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 63 14 26 21 40
B. Nelson 63 17 19 6 36
F. Nielsen 63 11 25 12 36
A. Lee 57 20 12 12 32
J. Bailey 51 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 53 7 22 15 29
N. Leddy 63 8 17 14 25
T. Hamonic 53 4 20 16 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 0 .911 2.46
C. Johnson 8 7 1 .890 2.95

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