By Jenny Masters
Going into the lottery, the Flyers had a 9.5% chance at drawing the top pick,.
After finishing with the fourth-worst record in the league (25-46-11), the Flyers ended up with the selection they were most likely to earn.
The New Jersey Devils, who finished the regular season with the league’s fifth-worst record (27-46-9), leapfrogged the Flyers in the draft order to earn the No. 2 selection. The Arizona Coyotes drew No. 3, followed by the Seattle Kraken at No. 4.
The selection order is set for the 2022 NHL draft 🏒 pic.twitter.com/xbh7aiAaJU
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