Future Considerations

NHL Entry Draft lottery order set
April 10, 2011, 9:01 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

In game 1,240 of the National Hockey League schedule, the Dallas Stars were upended 5-3 by the Minnesota Wild, ending their bid for a berth in the playoffs.

It also solidified the final regular season standings and, as a result, the NHL Entry Draft lottery order.

For the second year in a row, the Edmonton Oilers head into the draft lottery with the best odds of picking between Red Deer Rebels centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Modo defenseman Adam Larsson, forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Sean Couturier or going off the board for a draft day surprise. Continue reading