Devils will pick first at 2017 NHL draft after winning lottery - Waterloo Record

The New Jersey Devils were the big winners of Saturday's National Hockey League lottery moving up from No. 5 to earn the top selection in June's draft, much to the surprise of general manager Ray Shero. next play/pause pre 1/1. Waterloo Region Record.

How Nolan Patrick Fits As New Jersey Devils Number One Pick - Pucks and Pitchforks

The New Jersey Devils shook up the NHL world when it won the number one pick in Saturday's draft lottery. Now, the team has a very important choice to make. For the first time in history, the New Jersey Devils will choice first overall in the NHL Draft.

A quick guide to setting expectations for the Stars No. 3 pick - WFAA

After a disappointing season the offseason has been trending in the right direction for the Dallas Stars. A couple weeks back the Stars hired Ken Hitchcock and the veteran coach seems energized and willing to mesh his task-driving mentality with the ...

Dallas Stars Receive Third Overall Pick In 2017 NHL Draft - Blackout Dallas

The 2017 NHL Draft Lottery happened last night, and the Dallas Stars could not have gotten off with a much sweeter deal. The odds were very much in their favor and they walked away with the third overall pick in the 2017 Draft. Math has not been the ...

Mock Draft: Nolan Patrick, Nico Hischier selected 1-2 - NHL.com

NHL.com Staff Writer Mike G. Morreale projects the top 15 selections in the 2017 NHL Draft: 1. New Jersey Devils - Nolan Patrick, C, Brandon (WHL). Patrick (6-foot-2, 198 pounds) can do so much off the rush and has elite hockey sense. He knows how to ...

The Penguins are finding a new way to win, but can they keep doing it? - Yahoo Sports

Through their first seven playoff games the results for the Pittsburgh Penguins are matching what they did one year ago on their way to the franchise's fourth Stanley Cup. A lot of goals. A lot of wins. The manner in which they are reaching those ...

Devils get top pick in draft - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

THE New Jersey Devils will own the top selection in the NHL draft for the first time since 1979 after winning the lottery in Toronto on Saturday. The Devils finished last in the Eastern Conference last season but will now have the first pick in the ...

'It is what it is': Vancouver Canucks — and their fans — grudgingly move on from dispiriting draft lottery - National Post

Unlike the emotions for Vancouver Canucks fans, the math around Saturday's draft lottery was relatively uncomplicated. The Canucks went into the lottery with a 24 per cent of winning one of the top two picks in this summer's draft. They also had a 65 ...

Province Sports Radio: Lottery possibilities - The Province

... president Trevor Linden Mark van Manen / PNG. It's Chapman and Willes on April 29. It's draft lottery time for the Canucks and Paul and Ed discuss options for the Canucks if they land in the cherised top two spots, and options if they don't. Audio ...

Coyotes fall to No. 7 in NHL draft - FOXSports.com

The Arizona Coyotes, who had the third worst record in the NHL this season, continued their run of draft lottery misfortune on Saturday and will pick seventh in the 2017 Draft. The New Jersey Devils bucked the odds and were awarded the first pick in ...

Devils buck odds to win NHL draft lottery; Vegas to pick 6th - AppsforPCdaily

A year ago, the Vancouver team president came into the lottery with the third-best odds to snap up the No. 1 pick only to see his Canucks drop two spots to fifth. Three teams below them had already moved into the top three spots: the Dallas Stars, New ...

Wrong Side of the Red Line Podcast: The Stars are picking third in the NHL Draft - Wrong Side of the Red Line

The Dallas Stars were one of the big winners in the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and jumped up from eighth to third. Ryan Satkowiak and I discussed what this means for the Stars in a special edition of the podcast after the lottery results were unveiled.

Crazy 8's and the Pegula's clean house again. - Hockeybuzz.com (blog)

I'll take full responsibility for the Buffalo Sabres drafting eighth-overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Sabres Draft Lottery representative Larry Playfair and many in Sabreland watched as the Philadelphia Flyers, who finished 10 points ahead of them ...

Draft lottery move could be a big turning point for Flyers - Yahoo Sports

Even though the Philadelphia Flyers did not win the top overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft on Saturday night, they were still probably the biggest winner of the day when they moved up to the No. 2 overall pick after starting at No. 13. That means they ...

Biggest win of Stars' season comes in NHL draft lottery as Dallas rises to No. 3 overall - Dallas News (blog)

Biggest win of Stars' season comes in NHL draft lottery as Dallas rises to No. 3 overall. This Story is About... Stars. Share This Story On... Twitter · Facebook · Email · Comment on This Story. General manager Jim Nill listens as Ken Hitchcock ...

Lottery loss makes Canucks' climb to competitiveness more difficult - Sportsnet.ca

The Canucks had the second-highest odds to win the NHL Draft Lottery but fell to fifth, and their fans were more than miffed. Dimitri Filipovic | @DimFilipovic April 29, 2017, 11:22 PM. Dimitri Filipovic @DimFilipovic April 29, 2017, 11:22 PM. Despite ...

Luck of the Draw: Devils Win NHL Draft Lottery - The Hockey Writers

Sometimes, there is a silver lining to a dreary regular season performance. For the New Jersey Devils, this comes in the form of the first overall pick, which they won in the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery. Luck was on the Devils' side on Saturday, as they ...

Winnipeg Jets Will Pick 13th in NHL Draft - MyToba

WINNIPEG, MB – In an NHL Draft in which a Winnipegger and Brandon Wheat Kings star could be selected first overall, the Winnipeg Jets won't get to choose until the 13th selection. Unless, of course they can manufacture a trade and move up. On Saturday ...

The Colorado Avalanche Twitter account did not enjoy watching the NHL Draft Lottery unfold - The Comeback (blog)

The No. 1 pick went to the New Jersey Devils, the No. 2 pick went to the Philadelphia Flyers, and the No. 3 pick went to the Dallas Stars. The Devils had an 8.5% chance of receiving the first pick, the Flyers had a 2.4% chance of receiving the second ...

2017 NHL draft prep: Options for Flyers at No. 2 - Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Facing long odds, the Flyers nearly won the NHL draft lottery, but will have to settle for the No. 2 pick (see story). Considering where they were projected to pick, this is a major win for the Flyers. "We had a lot of bad luck this year," Flyers ...