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2020 NHL Draft Lottery: There will be a Phase 2 lottery to award one top-three pick to qualification teams

Since a qualifiation slot has won a lottery, there will be a Phase 2 event to determine one top draft selection.

2009 NHL Entry Draft, Rounds 2-7 Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images

At tonight’s 2020 NHL Draft Lottery, one of the qualification placeholders won a lottery. As a result, all of the qualification-round losers will participate in a Phase 2 lottery once the play-ins have been completed.

The Montreal Canadiens now have a chance at a top-three pick. We’ll post more information as it becomes available.