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11-11-2012, 11:45 AM
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With no season all 30 teams have a chance at drafting #1 overall.

With a season and based on the final standings only the bottom 5 teams have a chance at #1 overall.

30 teams verses 5 teams for #1 overall possibility. Leafs could draft 30th with no season, and they would need to win the Cup in a shortened season to draft 30th.

Based on the Leafs finishing in the bottom 5 in 2 of the past 3 seasons, one has to believe that another bottom 5 finish is highly possible. There is getter odds of finishing in the bottom 5 and competing with 4 other teams for Mackinnon than competing against 30 teams in a weighted lottery with no season.

Yeah but many will have much lower chances.

We don't know if the Leafs are a bottom 5 team at all.

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