Jones set to make father proud in NHL draft
By chance, Ronald "Popeye" Jones bumped into Joe Sakic in the weight room of the arena in Denver way back when.
It shouldn't have been a big deal. After all, Jones' Denver Nuggets and Sakic's Colorado Avalanche shared the Pepsi Center.
Jones, a 6-foot-8 power forward, had more than casual conversation in mind for their first meeting almost 13 years ago, though. He told Sakic, a two-time Stanley Cup winner, that he had two young boys who wanted to play hockey and no clue how to help ...
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