NEW YORK (April 7, 2019) -- The National Hockey League announced today the odds for the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery participants following the conclusion of the 2018-19 regular season.
The 2019 NHL Draft Lottery – which will be held Tuesday, April 9, in Toronto, will consist of three drawings: the 1st Lottery Draw will determine the club selecting first overall, the 2nd Lottery Draw will determine the club selecting second overall and the 3rd Lottery Draw will determine the club selecting third overall.
The results of the Draft Lottery will be revealed live by national rightsholders NBCSN, Sportsnet and TVA Sports during a one-hour show beginning at 8 p.m., ET.
The 15 clubs that did not qualify for the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs – or the clubs that have acquired the first-round picks of those non-playoff clubs – will participate in the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery.
The allocation of odds for the 1st Lottery Draw of the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery is as follows: