2014 NHL Draft Lottery – Harnessing the Power of 3.6%


This event gets its own TSN broadcast for reasons of hockey and Canada, especially given the audience this year. It’s a sad indictment of the current NHL affairs north of the border that six Canadian fan bases will be hoping for a miracle during tonight’s lottery draw.

The team with the best odds last picked first in 2010. The Leafs have an 8.7% chance of moving down to 9th overall, but a 3.6% chance of moving all the way up to 1st.


PickLottery Odds
1 - Buffalo25.00%
2 - Florida18.80%
3 - Edmonton14.20%
4 - Calgary10.70%
5 - NY Islanders8.10%
6 - Vancouver6.20%
7 - Carolina4.70%
8 - Toronto3.60%
9 - Winnipeg2.70%
10 - Ottawa2.10%
11 - New Jersey1.50%
12 - Nashville1.10%
13 - Phoenix0.80%
14 - Washington0.50%

Bill Daly will reveal the results at 8 p.m. EST on TSN.


  1. https://twitter.com/mirtle


    Jake Gardiner has been named
    to Team USA for the worlds in Belarus next month. Could make quite a
    pair with Seth Jones or Trouba.

  2. This guys has won the last 2 stanley cups, yet not one word about him being considered for Leafs job!

    Jamie Kompon is in his second season as an Assistant Coach for the Blackhawks after being named to the coaching staff on July 17, 2012.Kompon captured his secondcareer Stanley Cup on June 24, 2013.
    The Thunder Bay, Ontario, nativespent six seasons as an assistant coach with Los Angeles, where he helped the Kings capture the 2012 Stanley Cup. While with the Kings organization, he also served as Director of Amateur Development. Before joining L.A., he spent nine years (1997-2006) with the St. Louis Blues as a video coach and later as an assistant coach, working the bulk of his time under Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville and alongside Assistant Coach Mike Kitchen. With Quenneville, Kitchen and Kompon, the 1999-2000 Blues set a franchise-record 113 points en route to the Presidents’ Trophy for the league’s best record. In 2006 he served as a video coach for Team Canada at the World Championships in Latvia.
    Prior to his time with the Blues, Kompon was an assistant coach with the Baltimore Bandits of the American Hockey League for the 1996-97 season, and in 1994-95 he was named Co-Head Coach at McGill University in Montreal after spending three seasons there as an assistant coach.
    Kompon played four seasons as a defenseman at McGill (1985-89) and also played two seasons of professional hockey, including stops in the ECHL and the German Elite League. He and his wife, Tina, reside in Westmont.