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Seth Jones
North American Skater
Portland, WHL
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 4" Weight:  205
Born:  3 October 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

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01