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LA Kings 2017 Draft Lottery Odds: What is More Likely to Occur?

An in-depth breakdown on the LA Kings chances of getting the No. 1 pick at the 2017 Entry NHL Draft

by PumperNicholl @PumperNicholl / LAKings.com

Tomorrow could be a pretty big day.

The NHL Draft Lottery takes place at 5 p.m. in Toronto and the LA Kings have a 4.509% chance of getting the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

These odds are a whole lot better than what Kings fans have been used to the past few months:

Tweet from @LAKings: 0.07%......we got this �� pic.twitter.com/fyj9nTAIH8

Tweet from @LAKings: 0.35%......we got this �� pic.twitter.com/DtT4LKCLHe

Tweet from @LAKings: 0.13%......we got this �� pic.twitter.com/vRETQHiLvZ

To put this into a little perspective for you, the Kings have more of a chance of getting the first pick than someone has of...

1. Winning the Powerball jackpot:
0.00000034%

2. Seeing a dog cuter than Arlo Dowd:
0.00000069%
Tweet from @Paige_Kraemer: Arlo is SO happy to be @LAKings #BarkMadness champ! He is very honored! As a reward he would like a doggy-sibling @JimmyDowder26 ���� #please pic.twitter.com/vmTD4lr5C6

3. Winning an Olympic Gold Medal:
0.0000015%

4. Becoming President of the United States:
0.00000333%

5. Getting attacked by a shark that is whidely considered to be the coolest shark in the ocean:
0.0000087%

6. Finding someone who thinks Adrian Kempe doesn't have the best hair on the Kings:
0.000079%

7. Getting struck by lightning:
0.00009083%

8. Meeting an Anaheim Ducks fan who stayed for the entirety of Game 1 against the Edmonton Oilers:
0.0097% Tweet from @PumperNicholl: One minute left in Game 1 #PaintItAnEmptyArena pic.twitter.com/nF3G6Vmy6o

9. Becoming a professional hockey player:
0.00167%

10. Catching a ball at a baseball game:
0.0018%

11. Getting a hole-in-one:
0.008%

12. Meeting someone who has the exact same birthday as you:
0.27%

13. Giving Tyler Toffoli a cupcake he doesn't like:
1.73%

14. Being called to "Come on Down!" on The Price is Right:
2.78%

15. Having twins:
3%

16. Having twins who win the Stanley Cup together:
0.0000003322%

The odds don't look great for the Kings, but they aren't zero percent odds, either.


¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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