Announcement

Collapse

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

African American likely to be 1st pick in NHL draft!

Collapse

Ad Widget

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • African American likely to be 1st pick in NHL draft!

    NHL Draft: Seth Jones tops final list of North American skaters - CBSSports.com


    By now most people know about his backstory. Seth is the son of former NBA player Popeye Jones. Seth was turned on to hockey while his dad was a player for the Denver Nuggets and a conversation that Popeye had with Avalanche legend Joe Sakic helped get Seth on the fast track. The message: make sure he can skate. Well, Seth can skate.

    This season Jones led WHL defensemen with 56 points in 61 games on 14 goals and 42 assists.

    If Jones does go No. 1 overall -- and it would be a major surprise if he didn't -- then he would be the first American taken No. 1 since Patrick Kane in 2007. He would also become the first African-American player to go first overall.
    Waiting for Godot Micechat.com

  • #2
    Re: African American likely to be 1st pick in NHL draft!

    Nice to see more diversity coming to the NHL. Pretty soon it will probably be more diverse than the NBA. LOL!!!

    Comment


    • #3
      Who cares if he is black, white, or Asian. He is a great hockey player, who cares about race.

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: African American likely to be 1st pick in NHL draft!

        Seth's team won last night 3...0.
        Waiting for Godot Micechat.com

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: African American likely to be 1st pick in NHL draft!

          Originally posted by sir clinksalot View Post
          Nice to see more diversity coming to the NHL. Pretty soon it will probably be more diverse than the NBA. LOL!!!

          The NHL is already the most diverse of the "big 4" professional leagues in North America. United States, Canada, and a slew of European countries make up the NHL rosters. MLB is probably the closest to the NHL, but the NBA and NFL is pretty much all American born players.



          The Avalanche need him, and would probably be a dream come true for him to play for his home town team.





          I wonder, if he does go first overall, will it make national news because he is American or because of his ethnicity?
          For Disney Theme Park Video Click Here!

          Comment

          Ad Widget

          Collapse
          Working...
          X