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Seth Jones hopes to make his own history in NHL

Realizes responsibility that comeswith beingNHLminority

There are a few minutes before living, breathing history walks into the hotel conference room and shakes Seth Jones’s hand with a grip strong enough to break it.

Jones is sitting on the end of the long wooden table, in a dark gray suit with a striped blue tie. He is 18 and a very talented hockey player who Sunday will be one of the top picks in the NHL draft. His hands are crossed in his lap. His back is to the doorway.

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