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06-19-2013, 10:55 AM
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That was only the one he scored on but MacKinnon pulled a few like that on Jones and the Winter Hawk goalie had to make the saves.
Jones is going to be a good dman but I wouldn't take him 1st overall. Mackinnon is 1st for me and it's a toss up between Jones & Drouin and I include Jones in the top three out of deference to all the scouts who say he is top 3. I would seriously take Drouin in 2nd.
I don't know but I think Jones will not be an elite d-man. An excellent one but not an elite one.
Why would Jones not be an elite d-man? His tools are as good as any d-man in the draft in recent memory, plus he has good bloodlines in that his father played in the NBA, so the pro lifestyle won't be a big shock to him. He is like a 6'4" and more polished version of Subban at 18.
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