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NHL Releases 2022 Draft Lottery Odds

The NHL has released the odds for the 16 teams in the NHL draft lottery, set to take place on Tuesday, May 10.
2022 NHL Draft

The NHL has released the odds for the 16 teams in the NHL draft lottery, set to take place on Tuesday, May 10.

The Montreal Canadiens hold the top odds for the first overall selection at 18.5 percent and are guaranteed a top three spot in the draft. Arizona (13.5 percent) and Seattle (11.5 percent) are the other teams with the best odds.

Teams can only move up a maximum of 10 spots this season, meaning only the top 11 teams have a shot at winning the first overall pick.

Of note, Chicago will transfer its 2022 pick to Columbus if they do not select in the top two picks. Vegas will transfer its first-round pick to Buffalo if they don't make it in the top 10.

1. Montreal Canadiens, 18.5%
2. Arizona Coyotes, 13.5%
3. Seattle Kraken, 11.5%
4. Philadelphia Flyers, 9.5%
5. New Jersey Devils. 8.5%
6. Chicago Blackhawks, 7.5%
7. Ottawa Senators, 6.5%
8. Detroit Red Wings, 6.0%
9. Buffalo Sabres, 5.0%
10. Anaheim Ducks, 3.5%
11. San Jose Sharks, 3.5%
12. Columbus Blue Jackets, 2.5%
13. New York Islanders, 2.0%
14. Winnipeg Jets, 1.5%
15. Vancouver Canucks, 0.5%
16. Vegas Golden Knights, 0.5%

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