The Buffalo Sabres followed a season filled with losses by finally winning something - the National Hockey League draft lottery - and landing the No. 1 pick for just third time in franchise history.
They're joined by the Montreal Canadiens and the last-place finishing Buffalo Sabres as the three teams still in the running after the league unveiled picks No. 4 through 15 as part of the NHL draft lottery conducted in Toronto on Saturday night. "And I'm very happy for our group".
The Sabres, who finished last and won just 25 games this past season, now have a chance at selecting Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin who is considered by many scouts to be the top prospect available.
Montreal moves up one spot to leapfrog Ottawa into the third overall pick.
Jumping up nine spots is a major win for the team, and a great opportunity for new owner Thomas Dundon to start rebuilding his franchise.
The only thing left to do now is wait for the draft on June 22, which feels like a shorter wait than sitting through the first two periods of the Vegas-San Jose game to see the order of the top three teams.
Carolina is searching for a general manager after Ron Francis was reassigned to another front-office position last season. Islanders (from Calgary Flames), 13.
The Buffalo Sabres have an 18.5 percent chance of winning the No. 1 pick. The pick acquired from the St. Louis Blues was still up in the air with the draft lottery. He has represented Sweden at the past two World Junior Hockey tournaments, including a silver medal finish at this year's tournament held at Buffalo.
The next step for the prospects will be attending the pre-draft combine in Buffalo from May 27 to June 2.
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Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2
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Steelers eye defensive depth as draft wraps up
In addition to adding Washington to the receiving corps, Pittsburgh also has a rising star in JuJu Smith-Schuster. Military Academy graduate who in 2017 became the first service academy alum to make the NFL Pro Bowl.
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