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Seth Jones | Defenseman | #3

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/3/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 210
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (4) / NAS
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Seth Jones has spent the Blue Jackets' last two games on the first power-play unit.
Typically the Blue Jackets run four forwards and blueliner Zach Werenski, but their power play had been struggling so coach John Tortorella decided to mix things up. Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno and Artemi Panarin are the three forwards that have remained on the top unit with Werenski and Jones while Alexander Wennberg isn't on either power-play line. Columbus is still 0-for-5 with the man advantage over its last two games, so these changes haven't led to immediate results, but Tortorella has liked what he's seen from the new units, so he might stick with them for now. Nov 9 - 5:18 AM

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Seth Jones collected a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Jones scored the game's first goal just 2:30 into the opening period. He also registered an assist on Markus Hannikainen's third-period goal. Jones finished the night with a plus-4 rating, three shots on goal and one hit in 25:50 of ice time. The Blue Jackets defenseman now has three goals and 11 points in 14 games this season. He's on pace to score an incredible 65 points in 2017-18.
Nov 4 - 11:52 PM

Seth Jones put up a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Jones helped set up Oliver Bjorkstrand's power play goal 12 minutes into the first period. He then extended Columbus' lead to 2-0 at the 15:20 mark of the second frame. Jones finished the night with a plus-2 rating, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in 21:19 of ice time. The 23-year-old has two goals and seven points in nine games this season. He needs to be owned in all standard fantasy leagues.
Oct 25 - 11:10 PM

Seth Jones scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers.

Jones' goal tied the game at one with less than one minute remaining in the second frame. He then picked up the primary assist on Artemi Panarin's third period goal. Jones finished the game with a plus-1 rating, one shot on goal and blocked shot in 24:33 of ice time. He has one goal and two assists in four games this season. Jones will have strong fantasy value in most standard fantasy leagues.
Oct 13 - 9:42 PM

Seth Jones scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Even though it's the preseason, Jones still logged 22:07 of ice time. He'll go into the season as Columbus' number one defenseman, which means he should continue to be on the ice quite a bit. He had an impressive 12 goals and 42 points in 75 games last season, and there's no reason to think he can't produce those numbers again in 2017-18.
Sep 19 - 9:52 PM

Seth Jones will be rested on Sunday against Toronto.

Thus closes his banner regular season with 12 goals and 42 points over 75 games.
Apr 9 - 4:48 PM

Seth Jones posted his 12th goal of the season during Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Flyers.

Now through 75 games this season Jones has 42 points in 75 games.
Apr 8 - 4:42 PM

Seth Jones scored a goal in Thursday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals.

Jones opened the scoring just 41 seconds into the third period, but the Capitals responded by tying the game less than six minutes later. Washington eventually won the game in the shootout after Cam Atkinson, Sam Gagner and Alexander Wennberg each missed their shootout attempts. This was Jones' first goal in 20 games. He has 11 goals and 40 points in 67 games this season.
Mar 23 - 10:21 PM

Seth Jones is just one-point shy of reaching the 40-point mark for the first time in his career.

Jones has been on a roll lately with four assists in his last four games. If he does reach that milestone, Jones and Zach Werenski will become the first pair of defensemen to both record at least 40 points for Columbus in a single season.
Mar 15 - 5:58 AM

Seth Jones had two assists Sunday and is on a four game points streak.

The defenseman has six helpers in his last four and has 10 goals and 34 points this season. The Blue Jackets are blessed on the blueline with two outstanding young defensemen as both Jones and Zach Werenski should make a dynamic duo for the next ten years. He is a keeper.
Feb 20 - 8:10 AM

Seth Jones registered a pair of assists in a 5-2 win over Toronto on Wednesday.

Jones has 10 goals and 31 points in 50 contests this season. He's already matched the career-high he set last season and is a fair bet to reach the 40-point milestone before the campaign's over.
Feb 16 - 4:31 AM

Seth Jones has collected nine points in the last 10 games.

He has three goals and six assists during that span. Jones has already reached a personal best with 10 goals this season and he is one point away from hitting 30 for a second straight year.
Feb 15 - 4:29 PM

With his overtime goal on Tuesday, Seth Jones set the franchise record for the most in a single season.

Columbus has seen players score two overtime goals in a season on five previous occasions, including Rick Nash, who did it twice. Jones and Marian Hossa are tied for second in the league for the most overtime goals in 2016-17 behind the Kings' Jeff Carter.
Feb 9 - 4:20 AM

Seth Jones netted the overtime winner in Columbus' 3-2 win over Detroit on Tuesday.

Jones has recorded at least a point in four of his last five games. He has 10 markers and 28 points in 46 contests this season.
Feb 8 - 5:30 AM

Seth Jones didn't want to push too hard to get a hat trick on Tuesday.

Jones scored a pair of goals in that contest and then had a couple opportunities in the third where he could have tried to get something going, but he played conservatively instead. Jones pointed to the way the third period was going as the cause as the Blues Jackets' saw their 6-0 lead over the Rangers reduced to 6-4 by the end of the game. "I had the one chance where I could have gone for it, but I wasn't at the red line yet," Jones said. "If I go for it there and ice the puck, and they come down for a faceoff and score. ...; I'm sure the (coaching) staff's not going to be too happy."
Feb 3 - 8:22 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Lukas Sedlak
5Jordan Schroeder
6Sam Vigneault
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
6Tyler Motte
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Oliver Bjorkstrand
3Josh Anderson
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Scott Harrington
7Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Matiss Kivlenieks