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Prev1 of 1NextAt noon today, alongside General Manager David Poile, Head Coach Barry Trotz, Chief Amateur Scout Jeff Kealty, Assistant Coach Phil Housley and his father “Popeye,” first round pick Seth Jones signed a three-year entry-level deal.The fourth pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, as well as 20 other Predators’ prospects, are in town for Development Camp at Centennial SportsPlex.“I’m extremely excited to be here right now,” Jones said. “I’m extremely happy to sign here today as well. I’m ready to prove myself and show that I can play in the NHL next year.”Jones was ranked as the top available prospect by three of the main five draft publications but fell to the Predators at four when the Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning all chose to go the forward route. Poile, Trotz and AGM Paul Fenton were thrilled as Jones topped the organization’s board as well.“This is the first time we’ve ever gotten the top player on our list,” Poile said at the draft.Born in Pl
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