Found June 30, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
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Seth Jones in action with the Portland Winterhawks. (Via Getty Images). Q.  For most of the year you were No. 1.  For most of the week you were No. 2.  Today you slide to No. 4.  Is there any disappointment in that for you?         SETH JONES:  Not really.  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t thinking about going to those teams, but at the same time I’m excited to be a Predator, and obviously Shea Weber is there.  He’s a great player, and they have a lot of other great players, and I’m happy to be a part of the organization.         Q.  Are you aware of the teams and their needs?  Did they explain to you going No. 4?         SETH JONES:  I am aware of the needs of the team, but this is where I ended up, so I’m extremely happy, and I’m not going to complain.         Q.  You met with Florida on Saturday?         SETH JONES:  Yeah.         Q.  Was there any indication that maybe you weren’t going to be picked?         SETH JONES:  Not really.  It was kind
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