• Like many, Canucks' Quinn Hughes thrown for loop by NHL draft lottery

    5 days ago - By CBC

    Quinn Hughes is well-versed in the NHL's draft lottery. And like many observers, the most recent iteration threw the Vancouver Canucks defenceman for a loop.
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  • Canucks' Hughes: ‘Crazy' that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

    Canucks' Hughes: ‘Crazy' that Alexis Lafreniere could go to a contender

    5 days ago - By Sportsnet

    Quinn Hughes is well-versed in the NHL's draft lottery.
    And like many observers, the most recent iteration threw the Vancouver Canucks defenceman for a loop.
    A mystery club - a placeholder referred to as Team E - beat the odds in Friday's draw with a 2.5 per cent chance to secure the top pick and the right to select star winger Alexis Lafreniere at the pandemic-delayed 2020 draft.
    That means eight franchises, potentially some with Stanley Cup aspirations, will take part in a subsequent lottery following this summer's qualifying round, should the NHL be able to conclude its season under a...
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