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Maple Leafs take top pick at NHL Draft Lottery
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Maple Leafs take top pick at NHL Draft Lottery
Saturday April 30th, 2016

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The Toronto Maple Leafs took home the top prize at the 2016 NHL draft lottery, and the right to pick from a bevy of potential top picks.​ They entered Saturday with the best odds to score the No. 1 selection.

The Jets were the biggest mover in the lottery jumping to No. 2 with the sixth-highest odds, while the Oilers drew the No. 4 selection despite having the second-best odds.

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NHL Draft Lottery 2016: Teams, odds and top prospects

Among the top prospects in this year’s draft are American Auston Matthews and Finns Patrick Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi.

This year’s draft will be held June 24–25.

View the full lottery results below:

1. Toronto Maple Leafs
2. Winnipeg Jets
3. Columbus Blue Jackets
4. Edmonton Oilers
5. Vancouver Canucks
6. Calgary Flames
7. Arizona Coyotes
8. Buffalo Sabres
9. Montreal Canadiens
10. Colorado Avalanche
11. New Jersey Devils
12. Ottawa Senators
13. Carolina Hurricanes
14. Boston Bruins

ACTUAL ODDS:

Toronto Maple Leafs: 20%
Edmonton Oilers: 13.5%
Vancouver Canucks: 11.5%
Columbus Blue Jackets: 9.5%
Calgary Flames: 8.5%
Winnipeg Jets: 7.5%
Arizona Coyotes: 6.5%
Buffalo Sabres: 6%
Montreal Canadiens: 5%
Colorado Avalanche: 3.5%
New Jersey Devils: 3%
Ottawa Senators: 2.5%
Carolina Hurricanes: 2%
Boston Bruins: 1%

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