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Top US players available in NHL draft

Seth Jones, center, is expected to be a top selection in the NHL draft.

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Seth Jones, center, is expected to be a top selection in the NHL draft.

One of the first players selected in the NHL draft Sunday will be Seth Jones, a defenseman and native Texan. He heads the list of US-born players who won’t have to wait long to hear their names called.

A look at some of them:

D Seth Jones

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Ht.: 6-4; Wt.: 205; Age: 18

The son of former Boston Celtic Popeye Jones was named WHL Rookie of the Year with Portland.

D Ian McCoshen

Ht.: 6-2; Wt.: 207; Age: 17; Born: Anaheim, Calif.

After three seasons with Waterloo of the USHL, McCoshen has committed to Boston College.

C Jimmy Lodge

Ht.: 6-0; Wt.: 166; Age: 18; Born: West Chester, Pa.

Scouts love his skating ability, but Lodge (67 points for Saginaw of OHL) needs to add weight.

RW Ryan Hartman

Ht.: 5-11; Wt.: 185; Age: 18; Born: Hilton Head, S.C.

Averaged more than a point per game in OHL (Plymouth) and has been a fixture at Team USA camp.

LW Kerby Rychel

Ht.: 6-1; Wt.: 205; Age: 18; Born: Torrance, Calif.

In 168 career games with Windsor (OHL), Rychel totaled 174 points and 174 penalty minutes.

G Cal Peterson

Ht.: 6-1; Wt.: 175; Age: 18; Born: Waterloo, Iowa

Playing for hometown team in USHL, Peterson won 21 of 33 decisions and had a .906 save percentage.

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