The NHL has held the procedure of the lottery draft pick in 2020, however, due to the fact that the season was interrupted and has not resumed, the League was unable to determine the club, which would choose the starting number.
In the first phase of the draw determined the clubs that will choose for 2-8 rooms.
2. Los Angeles
3. Ottawa (from San Jose)
7. New Jersey
The lottery determined that the start-up draft will be drawn after preliminary round play-off and departure out of 8 teams.
Previously, the League decided to resume the season with the playoffs, however, this will not happen until the end of July. The date of the draft yet.