Thread: Waived: Ryan Jones Assigned to OKC
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09-25-2013, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by misfit View Post
I don't think Jones has been any less physical this year than in seasons past. With that said, I never thought he was ever as physical as a lot of people around here have given him credit for over the years.
He was always credited with phantom body checks by the official scorers. It was embarrassing from day 1 of his contract. Hitting in the NHL is a joke, apparently Jones who was able to glide guys into the boards or a little chicken wing push is a hit.
The guy has good speed, but he always lets up when he could be destroying guys. He never finishes his bodycheck.

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