Today for Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery, the League announced that the New York Rangers have won the Draft Lottery and will select first overall in the NHL Draft after the Stanley Cup Playoffs have concluded. https://twitter.com/NYRangers/status/1292948665301184512?s=20 The eight teams that were eliminated in the Qualifying Round were given a 12.5 percent … Continue reading Rangers Strikes Gold in Draft Lottery
With the right to draft top prospect Alexis Lafreniere, a forward, with the first overall pick of the 2020 NHL Draft, the NHL would hold the first part of the NHL Draft Lottery. For more information as to how Part One will work, please read here. First Overall Goes to... Nobody knows because … Continue reading Nobody Knows Who has the Number One Pick!
Good morning hockey fans! My apologies on the delay of this article. This announcement in particular was a lot to digest and process. It certainly confused hockey writers, analysts, and fans alike. On Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman officially announced the NHL's return to play format as well as how the draft lottery will work. … Continue reading Holy Smokes Bettman! NHL Announces Return to Play Plan