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12-14-2012, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Dave View Post
How does the draft work if this season is lost?
There is a ping pong ball lottery. Teams start out with three balls each and lose balls for playoff appearances and/or lottery picks in the previous three seasons.

The Oilers would have one ball. I ran a simulation under those parameters and it had the draft order I included in the OP with the Oilers picking 19th.

Since the lockout could conceivably go all year, I thought this may be interesting and possibly give us something to talk about for a bit.

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