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Edmonton Wins NHL Draft Lottery

The draft order for the top 14 teams in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft has been announced.

The Edmonton Oilers were the winners of the Draft Lottery, awarding them the #1 overall pick in the upcoming draft. This is also the third straight year that Edmonton has drafted first overall, making them the second team in NHL history to do that.

This is also the first time in NHL history that the team with the second-worst record has won the Draft Lottery.

The Buffalo Sabres did not move from their position in the pre-lottery rankings and they will draft 12th.

Here is the draft order for the first 14 picks in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

2012 NHL Entry Draft Order
Pick Team
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
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