NHL draft lottery

NHL Draft Lottery date set

Mar 15, 2023 | 9:08am

  After years of speculation, we will likely find out who will select Regina Pats Connor Bedard with the first overall selection of the 2023 NHL Draft on Monday, May 8. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced  the date for the NHL Draft Lottery. This season Bedard has scored 61 goals and added 64 assists for […]

Rangers win controversial NHL draft lottery

Aug 10, 2020 | 7:12pm

The New York Rangers were the first team to see their NHL restart bubble burst. They got a pretty nice consolation prize Monday. The Rangers won the second phase of the league’s draft lottery, all but assuring star winger and presumptive No. 1 pick Alexis Lafreniere will be heading to the Big Apple. “Leaving the […]

NHL draft lottery ends in mystery

Jun 26, 2020 | 7:49pm

Alexis Lafreniere will have to wait a little longer to find out where he’ll start his NHL career. One of eight placeholder spots beat the odds to secure the No. 1 pick in the league’s draft lottery Friday, meaning a second draw is required later this summer following the qualifying round of the NHL’s return-to-play […]