Weekly Power Rankings: Who Should Win the Draft Lottery

It might still be over a week away, but it’s time weigh in on who as Leafs fans we should want to see win the draft lottery. For those who aren’t familiar with the format this year, the NHL will be drawing for the top three spots in the draft, and in addition to the seven teams that were so beyond crappy the NHL couldn’t justify having them play again this year, the eight teams that lose in the playoff play-in round will also be eligible for a spot, with the odds as follows:
1. Red Wings – 18.5%
2. Senators – 13.5%
3. Senators (via San Jose) – 11.5%
4. Kings – 9.5%
5. Ducks – 8.5%
6. Devils – 7.5%
7. Sabres – 6.5%
Play-in odds:
8. Team A – 6%
9. Team B – 5%
10. Team C – 3.5%
11. Team D – 3%
12. Team E – 2.5%
13. Team F – 2%
14. Team G – 1.5%
15. Team H – 1%
So in the grandest tradition, we’ll rank those teams by how much we as Leafs fans want to see them win the lottery.
8. The Buffalo Sabres
Shocked, that we aren’t going with the Senators at the lowest spot? Don’t be. The Senators will continue to collapse into themselves like …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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