Seth Jones
North American Skater - Portland, WHL
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Height:6' 4"Weight:205
Born:October 3, 1994Hometown:Frisco, TX
Born in:Arlington, TX, USA
Drafted: 2013: NSH (1st Round / 4th Overall) 
• He was third among Western Hockey League defensemen in the 2013 playoffs with 15 points (5-10--15) in 21 games as Portland captured the WHL championship, earning a trip to the 2013 Memorial Cup.

• In 2012-13, Jones led all Western Hockey League rookie defensemen with 56 points (14-42--56) and a plus-46 rating in 61 games, helping Portland lead the league with 57 wins (57-12-1-2). He was named WHL Rookie of the Year and CHL Top Prospect of the Year for his outstanding season.

• A three-time gold medalist, Jones captured gold as the youngest member of Team USA at the 2013 World Junior Championship, recording seven points (1-6--7) and a plus-8 rating. In 2012, he captained the Under-18 team to gold at the World Championship (he also won in 2011), finishing second in team scoring with eight points (3-5--8).

• He is the son of former NBA player, Ronald “Popeye” Jones, who played 11 seasons with Dallas, Toronto, Boston, Denver, Washington and Golden State and served as an assistant coach of the Brooklyn Nets in 2012-13. His younger brother, Caleb, also a defenseman, was selected by Portland in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

• He started skating at six when he became a fan of the Colorado Avalanche. His first hockey team was the Littleton Hawks Squirt AA and he split his minor hockey between Colorado and Dallas.

• A little-known fact is that his first name is Jared: “I go by my middle name, Seth, because I liked it better when I was younger.”





NHL team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk
Shootout move: “Backhand, forehand, quick top shelf shot”
Goal celebration: “Stick in air”
Video game: MLB 2K12
Movie: Law Abiding Citizen
TV show: Modern Family
Actors: Gerard Butler & Denzel Washington
Website: YouTube
Pump-up song: Clarity by Zedd
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Breakfast food: Eggs, Bacon, Potatoes, Toast
Superhero: Batman


2014-2015USA (2015 IIHF World Championship)ITLTOUR
2013-2014USA (2014 IIHF World Championship)ITLTOUR
2012-2013USA WHITE (2012 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP
2012-2013USA (2012 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP
2012-2013TEAM MCLANAHAN (USA Hockey - 2012 All American Prospect Game)NAEVENT
2012-2013TEAM ORR (2013 CHL Top Prospects Game)NAEVENT
2012-2013USA (2013 National Junior Team Preliminary Camp)NACAMP
2012-2013USA U20 (2013 WJC Pre-Games)ITLTOUR
2012-2013USA (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR71674
2011-2012USA U18 (Monthey 2011)ITLTOUR
2011-2012USA U18 (Pori 2012)ITLTOUR
2011-2012USA (2012 National Junior Team Preliminary Camp)NACAMP
2011-2012USA (2012 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR
2011-2012USA U-18NTDP528233118
2010-2011USA U17 (Piestany 2011)ITLTOUR
2010-2011USA U18 (2011 IIHF World U18 Championship)ITLTOUR
2010-2011TEAM WHITE (2011 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP
2010-2011USA U-17NTDP374172124
2010-2011USA U-18NTDP20010108
2009-2010DALLAS STARS AAAMWEHL425131820