NHL Draft Lottery: Devils Win No. 1 Pick In 2017 Draft

The 2017 NHL Draft Lottery is in the books.

On Saturday evening, teams from around the NHL gathered together to determine the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

When it was all said and done, the New Jersey Devils earned the top pick.

The Devils are expected to choose between Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier.

New Jersey entered the day with the fifth-best chance to win the No. 1 selection, but they overcame the odds. Picking second in 2017 will be the Philadelphia Flyers, while the Dallas Stars pick third. The Colorado Avalanche will pick fourth and the Vancouver Canucks round out the top five.

The full NHL Draft Lottery results can be seen below:

  1. New Jersey Devils
  2. Philadelphia Flyers
  3. Dallas Stars
  4. Colorado Avalanche
  5. Vancouver Canucks
  6. Las Vegas Golden Knights
  7. Arizona Coyotes
  8. Buffalo Sabres
  9. Detroit Red Wings
  10. Florida Panthers
  11. Los Angeles Kings
  12. Carolina Hurricanes
  13. Winnipeg Jets
  14. Tampa Bay Lightning
  15. New York Islanders

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