Thread: Player Discussion: The Curious Case of Seth Jones's TOI
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12-18-2013, 01:17 PM
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Here's an interesting thought...

Could the reduction in ice time be a decision to help maintain Jones for the long haul of an 82 game season against men as an 18 yo?

Jones has played a lot of hockey. No doubt he can do it, but after a great start he did struggle for a stretch. Right now his ice might be limited to simply have him concentrate on developing a few areas, maintaining his body, and continuing to learn the demands of the pro game.

I lived through Chris Pronger's rookie year in Hartford. Jones is going a lot smoother...

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