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03-07-2013, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Swarez99 View Post
Didn't he also grow up in Toronto/Denver when his dad was playing pro ball in those cities? I remember hearing when in Denver he asked Joe Sakic to give him pointers.

He's not a typical southern kid.
His mom is white.

He was born in Texas and I believe moved to Colorado when he was 9-ish. Got into hockey when the Avs were at the all-star level with Sakic being his favourite player. His dad talked to Sakic about hockey and Sakic gave him his skating coach. I believe Jones family house is in Texas, so it's hard to classify him as a Southern player, but to the casual fan he IS a player with basketball roots choosing hockey coming from Texas.

Anyone have the ratings for last night's rivalry game? I am curious on how well it did considering it was against a rebuilding club.

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