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Why the Second Overall Pick a Game-Changer for Flyers -

Entering the 2017 National Hockey League Draft Lottery on April 29, the Philadelphia Flyers already boasted one of the deepest farm systems in the league. The organization looked forward to the opportunity of adding further quality and depth to the ...and more »

Flyers win the Second Overall Pick in the Draft -

April 29th, 2017. Share. Facebook Share. Twitter Share. Google Plus Share. Link Share. Email Share. The Philadelphia Flyers have won the second overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft after the NHL Draft Lottery was held this evening in Toronto.and more »

Flyers will choose between two talented centers with second overall pick -

Since Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier are the consensus top players in next month's NHL draft, it's likely New Jersey will select one of the highly touted centers with the No. 1 overall pick. The Flyers, who jumped from No. 13 to No. 2 on Saturday in a ...and more »

Flyers grab second spot in NHL draft lottery -

The Flyers defied the odds in the NHL draft lottery on Saturday night and, as a result, could get a generational player with their first selection. They went from No. 13 to No. 2 in the draft and figure to select a center who has the potential to be a ...and more »

Behind the scenes at the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery with Gary Bettman -

TORONTO — The NHL Draft Lottery is always an exciting time for hockey fans, but the inner workings of it are relatively mysterious. Does everything happen live on TV? Are there actually Ping-Pong balls with numbers on them, or does a computer ...and more »

Stars should offer the No. 3 pick… to the Devils for Cory Schneider - The Hockey News

A lottery selection offers a nice future building block, but Dallas needs to pursue a championship now. Dangling the pick for an immediate upgrade – in goal – would accelerate the Stanley Cup chase. You have to feel for the Colorado Avalanche and ...and more »

Devils win 2017 NHL Draft Lottery, get No. 1 overall pick -

TORONTO _ The New Jersey Devils were the big winners of Saturday's NHL Draft Lottery moving up from No. 5 to earn the top selection in June's NHL Draft, much to the surprise of general manager Ray Shero. The Devils, who finished 27th overall this ...and more »

Canucks get 5th overall pick at 2017 NHL Draft Lottery -

We are all Canucks — except Nolan Patrick, who will likely be a Devil. The Vancouver Canucks won the fifth overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday, for the second year in a row. This is the 48th year in a row the team failed to ...and more »

What NHL team reps say about Nolan Patrick vs. Nico Hischier -

For the first time in a long time it looks like we have a real two-horse race as far as which player is selected first overall at the NHL Draft in June. Nolan Patrick has held the distinction as the best available player for a while. He had already ...and more »

2017 NHL Draft Lottery Primer - The Hockey Writers

The NHL Draft Lottery takes place Saturday night in Toronto. For just the second time in NHL draft lottery history, each of the 14 teams that did not make the postseason will have a crack at the top three spots. This rule was implemented by the league ...and more »