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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
Contract: view contract details

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There are many, including his coach John Tortorella, who believe Seth Jones should be in the Norris Trophy conversation.
Jones, who is tied for seventh in defensemen scoring with 30 points, is having a breakout season and has been excellent in five-on-five situations and on both the power-play and the penalty kill. "He has to be in consideration, as far as the Norris," Tortorella said. "Not too many people want to hear that or talk about him that way ...He is a dangerous player every time he is on the ice, both offensively and defensively. The biggest thing — and I’m really looking forward to seeing it — is he knows there’s more. He wants to put people on his back, and he expresses that every time he goes on the ice." High praise indeed from a coach not known for giving out public compliments. Needless to say, Jones should be a trade target in every pool regardless of format. Jan 13 - 9:54 AM

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Seth Jones scored a power play goal in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

Jones opened the scoring at the 4:33 mark of the opening period, but the Canucks responded by scoring four unanswered goals in the second frame. He finished the night with a minus-1 rating, five shots on goal and three hits in 26:03 of ice time. The Blue Jackets defenseman has now recorded at least one point in four consecutive games. Jones has eight goals and 30 points in 46 games this season. Scott Harrington also found the back of the net for the Blue Jackets in this one.
Jan 12 - 9:54 PM

Seth Jones scored for the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 2-1 shootout win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.

Jones now has three goals in his last four games for the Jackets, in addition to a four-game points streak. Columbus needed a shootout to win on Saturday, but got their game-winner from Pierre-Luc Dubois. The defenseman now has seven goals and 21 points in 37 games this season.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 10:19:00 PM

Seth Jones had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Jones gave the Jackets a 2-0 lead late in the first period. He then helped set up Pierre-Luc Dubois' power play tally in the second frame to make it 3-1 for Columbus. Jones finished the night with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and three hits in 25:21 of ice time. The Blue Jackets defenseman is up to six goals and 19 points in 35 games.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 10:30:00 PM

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.
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 05:18:00 AM

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.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 11:52:00 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.
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 11:10:00 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.
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 09:42:00 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.
Tue, Sep 19, 2017 09:52:00 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.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 04:48:00 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.
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 04:42:00 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.
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 10:21:00 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.
Wed, Mar 15, 2017 05:58:00 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.
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 08:10:00 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.
Thu, Feb 16, 2017 04:31:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Lukas Sedlak
5Jordan Schroeder
6Sam Vigneault
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Oliver Bjorkstrand
3Sonny Milano
4Josh Anderson
5Zac Dalpe
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Scott Harrington
7Dean Kukan
8Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo