BURKE: Mocking the Phase 1 Lottery Portion of the 2020 NHL Draft
Well, we’ve got some clarity concerning the 2020 NHL Draft. At the very least, we know where most of the first eight picks are headed, save for the most important of them — No. 1 overall.
In another six weeks or so, we’ll have Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery to determine where that pick and presumably Alexis Lafrenière are headed. Each of the play-in round’s losers is going to hold a 12.5 percent chance of landing the star distributor, forever altering the course of their franchise.
Until then, let’s have a little fun and try to determine how all the picks determined by Phase 1 of the NHL Draft Lottery are going to be spent.
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Don’t overthink this one, Placeholder Team. Alexis Lafrenière started the year as the 2020 NHL Draft’
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