Which Recent NHL Draft Lottery Outcomes Led to the New Rule Changes?
What do the new lottery rules mean? The best way to understand them is to understand which specific previous results the NHL wants to avoid repeating.
The Hockey News Podcast: Do Bad Teams Need Better Draft Lottery Odds?
Do last-place teams need more ping-pong balls in the lottery? Picking quarter-season Stanley Cup and MVP favorites; and more.
How Has Your Team Done at the NHL Draft Since 2010?
A team-by-team look at every club's highest pick in the past decade – from the 2010 NHL draft through 2019 – plus a peek at their other top-10 selections over the past 10 years.
What now? Post-lottery forecasts for Los Angeles, Ottawa and Detroit
Phase 1 of the draft lottery failed to determine which team will pick first overall, but we do know the big selections after that. Three franchises in particular stood out to our prospect expert.
The new NHL draft lottery has been revealed - and we're here to walk you through it
Phase 1 of the operation will take place in late June, with a potential Phase 2 coming after that. Detroit and Ottawa still have the best odds, but there is a slight chance a team like Pittsburgh or Edmonton could swoop in and grab it.
What will NHL do about draft lottery if the season is cancelled?
As the NHL deals with the very real possibility that the 2019-20 season is cancelled, it will have to decide what to do about the draft lottery. One idea that has been floated would be to go to the 2005 format, but doing that isn't as easy now as it was then.