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Sharks win No. 1 choose in 2024 NHL Draft, likelihood to take Celebrini

The ping-pong balls fell in the Sharks’ favor in the 2024 NHL Draft lottery Tuesday night, awarding the No. 1 overall pick to San Jose for the first time in franchise history. The Sharks, who have another first-round pick at No. 14 from the Erik Karlsson trade to the Pittsburgh Penguins, are expected to draft

Sharks win No. 1 choose in 2024 NHL Draft, likelihood to take Celebrini

The ping-pong balls fell within the Sharks’ favor within the 2024 NHL Draft lottery Tuesday night time, awarding the No. 1 total choose to San Jose for the primary time in franchise historical past.

The Sharks, who’ve one other first-round choose at No. 14 from the Erik Karlsson trade to the Pittsburgh Penguins, are anticipated to draft Macklin Celebrini, the draft’s top-rated prospect. The 17-year-old heart is a particular expertise, as he registered 32 targets and 32 assists in simply 37 video games at Boston College this season.

Even higher for San Jose: Celebrini has local ties, as he performed for the Jr. Sharks in the course of the 2019-20 season, scoring 49 targets and racking up 45 assists in simply 54 video games for the 14-and-under squad. Additionally, his father, Rick, is the Golden State Warriors’ director of sports activities medication and efficiency, and the Celebrini household is predicated in Livermore, simply 34 miles north of the Sharks’ SAP Heart house.

After the Sharks gained the lottery, Celebrini shared his ideas on the group with ESPN’s John Buccigross

“I’ve lived there for somewhat bit rising up, clearly with my dad with the Warriors,” Celebrini instructed Buccigross. “… If I am lucky to get drafted there, I would be very fortunate.”

The Sharks, who completed final within the 2023-24 NHL standings (19-54-9), had a 18.5 p.c likelihood of profitable the No. 1 choose.

The Chicago Blackhawks had been awarded the No. 2 total choose, with the Anaheim Geese at No. 3 and Columbus Blue Jackets at No. 4. 

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Heading into the lottery, the Blackhawks trailed the Sharks with the second-best odds at 13.5 p.c after ending thirty first within the total NHL standings (23-53-6) final season. The Geese, thirtieth within the standings, had the third-best odds at 11.5 p.c.

The 2024 NHL Draft will probably be held on June 28-29 at Sphere in Las Vegas. San Jose at present is scheduled to have 9 picks: two first-rounders and two second-rounders, then one within the third, one within the fourth, two within the fifth and one within the seventh spherical.

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