Posts Tagged ‘NHL Entry Draft’

April 10th, 2012

Laying Odds on the Number One Pick in the NHL Draft

Got another note from Jimmy Shapiro and our friends at Bovada. Here are the odds on who will get the #1 pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Mind you, that’s not the team that will win the draft lottery, but rather the team that will ultimately get the first overall pick:

Columbus Blue Jackets 10/11
Edmonton Oilers 13/4
Montreal Canadiens 9/2
New York Islanders 6/1
Toronto Maple Leafs 7/1

And here are the odds on who will actually win the lottery, a team that after all could ultimately decided to deal the pick …

Columbus Blue Jackets 5/2
Edmonton Oilers 13/4
Montreal Canadiens 9/2
New York Islanders 6/1
Toronto Maple Leafs 7/1
Anaheim Ducks 11/1
Minnesota Wild 14/1
Carolina Hurricanes 18/1
Winnipeg Jets 20/1
Tampa Bay Lightning 20/1
Colorado Avalanche 25/1
Buffalo Sabres 25/1
Dallas Stars 33/1
Calgary Flames 33/1