D Seth Jones - Portland Winterhawks (2013 Draft)
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01-02-2013, 10:59 PM
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I would take Jones 1st overall as well. I feel like he has the highest upside in this entire draft, the question mark really becomes how likely it is that he reaches it? Taking a forward seems to be the safe route historically and in this draft as well, you know your job is safe if you take MacKinnon first overall. It's a pretty safe pick. But to me no question if Jones reaches his potential, he's the most valuable player to have here in this draft.
Right now Jones could step into the NHL and be a pretty decent 2nd pairing Dman, that's his absolute floor.
I don't mean after the draft and in 13 i mean right now.
His skating, strength and defensive play is that good already and he is going to get better, ie more consistent and confident.
I had Nathan 1st and he might still go 1st but Jones is really the guy I would want to build my team around , just like Renegade Stylings mentioned earlier in this thread.
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