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July 1, 2013

Avalanche make MacKinnon first pick of NHL draft

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NEWARK, N.J. —

The draft storyline that had Jones joining the franchise that encouraged his push into hockey went bust on the very first pick.

“It definitely sounded too good to be true. It turned out that way,” Seth Jones said. “But not really. I mean, I’m not unhappy that they didn’t choose me. It was their decision, and that’s what they thought would be best for their organization.

“You’ve got to respect that.”

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