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01-03-2013, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Dave Karp View Post
I always thought that Seth Jones reminded me a lot of Victor Hedman around the same age.

Great skaters, unafraid to lead the puck up ice.
Uses speed to close the gap, good stick work.
Strong outlet pass.
Big, but not imposing in terms of punishing checks.
Prone to mental errors when trying to do too much, need to play a simple style of game.
Not a strong enough core (yet) and can be knocked off balance.

They just seem to be similar players, this may come as a knock on Seth Jones because I know Hedman isn't that well received right now but I think both will be solid NHLers.
Hedman is just underrated in this boards, he's #1 on Tampa (ok, one of the worst defenses of league ) but he's better than its said here by most posters.

Anyway, Jones for me is equally as good defensively and better offensively at the same point in careers, and I think Seth has even a bigger potential than Hedman

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