Tag Archives: NHL Draft Lottery

Playoff Race: Key games tonight

The eighth-place Detroit Red Wings lost in a shootout to San Jose last night, but they did pick up a point and moved three points ahead of the Dallas Stars in the race for that final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Both teams play tonight and so do a couple others trying to get […]

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Playoff race: Stars with a chance to gain ground tonight

The Stars have a chance to move to within two points of eighth place in the Western Conference with a win over the Los Angeles Kings tonight. The Stars have a game in hand on eighth-place Detroit, which doesn’t play again until Thursday, so this is that game-in-hand. After tonight, both teams will have nine […]

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Playoff race, draft lottery watch: April 8

The Stars climbed to tenth place and moved to within four points of eighth place with their 5-4 shootout win in San Jose Sunday afternoon. The Stars also have a game in hand on Detroit, which dropped to eighth after falling 1-0 to St. Louis yesterday afternoon. The Stars’ chances of making the playoffs increased […]

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Playoff race, draft lottery watch: April 7

If the Stars can win in San Jose this afternoon they would move up a bit in the Western Conference standings. Whether would gain any ground on the eighth place spot with a win will depend on the outcome of the St. Louis-Detroit game. For example, if the Stars won and St. Louis beat Detroit […]

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Playoff race, draft lottery watch: April 5

The Stars lost another point in the playoff race last when St. Louis beat Chicago in overtime last night to move into eighth place. The Stars are 5 points out of 8th place and remain in 13th place in the Western Conference. According to sportsclubstats.com, the Stars chances of making the playoffs actually increased to […]

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Playoff race, draft lottery watch: April 4

The Dallas Stars are in still in the playoff race and they are in the mix for the draft lottery as well, so I’ll keep tabs on both as this final month of the NHL regular season moves along. Playoff race The Stars lost another point in the playoff race last night. They are in […]

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All non-playoff teams get shot at No. 1 pick under new NHL draft lottery rules

The NHL has tweaked the draft lottery, giving all 14 teams taking part a shot at the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. The odds of winning the lottery are the same as in previous years, giving teams at the bottom of the standings a much greater chance of winning, but  any team that […]

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