In between the two playoff games last night, the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery unfolded. And, in an unlikely turn of events, the Stars landed the No. 3 pick. The Devils and the Flyers will pick first and second, respectively.
Here’s the order for the first 15 picks.
You may remember that the last time the Stars picked in the top 3 it went pretty well.
Sean Shapiro had a few thoughts on his latest podcast.
NEW PODCAST: The Stars are picking third in the NHL Draft https://t.co/DfXn2t7mjI up in iTunes soon— Sean Shapiro (@seanshapiro) April 30, 2017
And there’s more on the lottery at the link. [NHL]
A few updates from the world championships.
Julius Honka assisted on lone goal in Finland's 1-0 over Russia today in another pre-World Championship game.— Mark Stepneski (@StarsInsideEdge) April 29, 2017
Jean-Gabriel Pageau’s fourth goal of the game won it for Ottawa in double overtime, giving the Senators a 2-0 series lead. Clarke MacArthur is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. [Silver Seven Sens]
PAGEAU, PAGEAU, PAGEAU, PAGEAU! pic.twitter.com/ZEwRMhwWxe— Ottawa Senators (@Senators) April 29, 2017
Since 1984, Joey Moss has been an essential part of the Oilers franchise.
Get to know 10 of the top draft prospects. [Sportsnet]
If you’re the betting type, well, Las Vegas has an update for you.
Throw my eyes away, I don't need 'em anymore.— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) April 29, 2017
Today, Las Vegas made Oilers favorites to win the Stanley Cup. pic.twitter.com/HLKqBadpEA
And finally, Taylor Hall is sprucing up his resume.
Officially adding "NHL lottery ball specialist" to my hockey resume.— Taylor Hall (@hallsy09) April 30, 2017