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Seth Jones' dad helped him earn his $9.5m contract with the Chicago Blackhawks?

Published November 21, 2023 at 7:35 PM
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After joining the Chicago Blackhawks organization, Seth Jones signed a contract worth $76 million.

In spite of his declining playing ability, Jones has set himself up for financial success in the NHL with a cap hit of $9.5 Million AAV.

Popeye Jones' father is an NBA veteran and an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets. Popeye played for multiple NBA franchises, including the Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, and Golden State Warriors.

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Do you think Popeye Jones and his agent were there to help Seth negotiate his contract?

If that's the case, Jones had a legion of negotiators to squeeze that kind of money out of Stan Bowman.

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Seth Jones (son of Nuggets assistant coach Popeye Jones) helps us find an answer


Popeye Jones also uses his experience as an NBA player to help find the best contract for him.

As ironic as it may seem, today it was announced that Kevin Korchinski will also replace him on PP1 for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Kevin Korchinski has been promoted to the top power-play unit. Seth Jones is on the second unit.

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and I discussed this possibility on the latest #Blackhawks Talk Podcast:


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November 21   |   27 answers
Seth Jones' dad helped him earn his $9.5m contract with the Chicago Blackhawks?

Do you think Seth Jones' Dad was present to help negotiate his last contract?

Yes1970.4 %
No829.6 %
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