The NHL Draft lottery is going to be held on Tuesday May 10, 2022. The draft lottery will be broadcast live beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN+, Sportsnet, SN NOW and TVA Sports.
The 2022 NHL Entry Draft will be held in Montreal July 7-8, 2022. The city was supposed to host in 2020 prior to cancellations and postponements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shane Wright is the projected #1 overall draft choice expected to be picked by the winning team.
2022 NHL Draft Lottery Participants Odds
|New Jersey Devils||8.5%|
|Chicago Blackhawks * (Columbus Blue Jackets)||7.5%|
|Detroit Red Wings||6.0%|
|San Jose Sharks||3.0%|
|Columbus Blue Jackets||2.5%|
|New York Islanders||2.0%|
|Vegas Golden Knights ** (Buffalo Sabres)||0.5%|
* Chicago’s pick is top two protected and would transfer to a 2023 first pick. From the Seth Jones.
** Vegas’ pick is top 10 protected and would transfer to a 2023 first pick. From the Jack Eichel trade.