NHL draft lottery to be held April 9
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The top of the draft order will be determined one night before the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

The NHL's draft lottery will be held April 9 in Toronto, the league announced Wednesday.

It will be televised on Sportsnet, NBCSN, and TVA Sports during a one-hour show beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Each non-playoff team's chances to claim the first overall selection will be determined, in reverse order, by which club has the fewest points. The odds for each ranking are listed below:

Team Percent Chance
1 18.5
2 13.5
3 11.5
4 9.5
5 8.5
6 7.5
7 6.5
8 6
9 5
10 3.5
11 3
12 2.5
13 2
14 1.5
15 1
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