This is the kind of argument you make when you can't defend a man's record.
Bad teams aren’t guaranteed 1st pick. Buffalo didn’t... Ottawa didn’t. The pick which won original lottery was 12th... (WPG at time with .563P%) The Rangers had .564. They likely were going to miss playoffs. Point of lottery is no guarantee worst team gets #1 pick. I like it.
Here are your top 15 picks in the 2020 NHL Draft: 1. Rangers 2. Kings 3. Senators (from Sharks) 4. Red Wings 5. Senators 6. Ducks 7. Devils 8. Sabres 9. Wild 10. Jets 11. Predators 12. Panthers 13. Hurricanes (from Maple Leafs) 14. Oilers 15. Penguins (optional to Wild)
"The reason Russian goalies are so attractive is they aren't overcoached at a young age. They develop innate movements. They work a lot on skating. He moves exceptionally, but I don't love his hands. He doesn't control pucks as well as I'd like." Woodley on Askarov