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Ty Jones

Wed., Sept. 24, 1997

Age: 18

Height: 6-3. Weight: 210.

Number: 11.

Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska.

Position: Right wing.

Last year: 20 goals, 34 assists, 4 game-winners, 19 points on the power play, 1 short-handed goal.

Local school: Ferris.

Draft status: Chicago Black Hawks (1st round, 16th pick of the draft).

Quick check: First U.S.-born player taken out of the bantam draft by the Chiefs (11th choice of the first round, ‘95). Most effective when he’s storming the net.

Coach’s comment: “Only he will determine how good he is. Gifted athlete who’s only limitation is work ethic. No question he could be the best power forward in the division.”

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