Pittsburgh Penguins Slated To Pick No. 15 In 2020 NHL Draft

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The odds were not in Pittsburgh’s favor on Monday.

The Penguins have the No. 15 pick for the 2020 NHL Draft, dashing hopes for the No. 1 pick and a chance to select Alexis Lafreniere. The 2020 NHL Draft lottery was held Monday.

The Penguins, which were eliminated after a qualifying round series loss to the Montreal Canadiens, had a 12.5 percent chance of winning the No. 1 pick. All eight teams eliminated during the qualifying round had the same odds for the top pick.

The New York Rangers won the top pick.