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Sport NHL Draft 2018: Tracking each team's lottery odds in race for Rasmus Dahlin

02:40  14 march  2018
02:40  14 march  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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All in for Rasmus Dahlin ? Sporting News keeps track of each team ' s chances to win the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft and the right to select the generational Swedish defenseman.

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As the NHL playoff picture comes into focus, a growing number of fan bases are left counting their ping-pong balls.

The race for Rasmus Dahlin, the presumptive No. 1 pick in June's entry draft, is in full swing at the bottom of the standings, with teams like the Coyotes, Sabres and Senators hoping for the opportunity to select the generational Swedish defenseman as a salve for their pitiful seasons.

The "All in for Dahlin" movement hasn't gained as many supporters as its tanking predecessors, though. And recent history suggests most anyone with a lottery pick — from the Canucks and Canadiens to the Red Wings or (gasp) Blackhawks — could swoop in and disrupt the order.

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Which teams will have the best odds in the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery ? Let’ s check in. Share Rasmus Dahlin sweepstakes heating up as NHL teams fall out of playoff race .

Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin is expected to go first overall in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft (Photo: Aftonbladet). Thankfully, the current system means there’ s a significant chance a current bubble team will win the lottery and throw a lot of pre- draft plans out the window.

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Remember: The NHL's cruel, anti-tank odds allocation means nothing is guaranteed, rendering the great tankathons of 2014 and 2015 a dying art. The biggest "loser," aka whichever team finishes dead last, has only an 18 percent at picking first overall — or an 82 percent chance of losing the lottery — and a 50/50 shot at falling out of the top three all together. That club can drop no lower than No. 4, but the talent disparity between Dahlin and the field is sizable.

In 2017, the Devils (8.517 percent), Flyers (2.204 percent) and Stars (5.812 percent) stunningly bumped the Avalanche, Canucks, Golden Knights and Coyotes (tied) from the top three, winning the rights to Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick. In 2016, the Jets nabbed Patrik Laine with the No. 2 pick despite holding the fifth-best odds.

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Teams have fallen for Rasmus Dahlin , a 17-year-old Swedish defenseman who could change a franchise' s fortunes. Which one will get the chance to draft him? The 2018 NHL trade deadline featured a number of high-profile deals -- and some surprising non-moves.

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Note that figures below are based on a rough estimate from Tankathon.com's lottery simulator, which factors in previous drawings. The NHL doesn't release official lottery odds until after the regular season.

Last update: March 13

a close up of a baseball player wearing a helmet: Rasmus Dahlin © (Getty Images) Rasmus Dahlin

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Odds to win the 2018 NHL Draft lottery

New York Islanders70 points4.5%14.4%

Points vs. No. 1 overall % vs. top three %

Odds to win the 2018 NHL Draft lottery

Arizona Coyotes55 points18.0%48.1%
Buffalo Sabres56 points12.5%36.2%
Vancouver Canucks59 points10.5%31.2%
Ottawa Senators59 points9.5%28.6%
Montreal Canadiens62 points8.5%25.9%
Detroit Red Wings63 points7.6%23.4%
Edmonton Oilers64 points6.7%20.9%
Chicago Blackhawks68 points5.8%18.3%
New York Rangers69 points5.4%17.1%
New York Islanders70 points4.5%14.4%
Carolina Hurricanes71 points3.3%10.7%
New York Islanders (via Flames)78 points2.7%8.8%
Florida Panthers75 points2.2%7.2%
Anaheim Ducks80 points1.8%5.9%
Philadelphia Flyers (via Blues)79 points1.0%3.3%

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