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The Panthers Are A Lesson That The Lottery Is Just The Start | Defector

In an act of charity toward fans who have no rooting interest in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the NHL held its draft lottery on Tuesday evening, which ended with the Montreal Canadiens winning the first pick and the New Jersey Devils jumping up to second from an expected position of sixth. For these two fanbases …

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Pronman: Is Shane Wright still the No. 1 pick? What's at stake at the NHL Draft Lottery

Pronman: Is Shane Wright still the No. 1 pick? What’s at stake at the NHL Draft Lottery

Shane Wright entered the 2021-22 season as the consensus No. 1 prospect for the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. He was considered a true elite prospect by many scouts, a potential star No. 1 center. After being granted exceptional status to play in the OHL as a 15-year-old, he promptly scored 39 goals in 58 OHL …

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