Fresh off the news earlier that the Devils would be keeping their first-round pick this year, tonight's draft lottery proved a bit interesting as the No. 9 spot approached and the Devils' name had not been picked yet. If they weren't tabbed at No. 9, it means the Devils had the first pick and the right (likely) to select defenseman (and super-duper all-around guy) (oh and possible Jay-Z client) Seth Jones.


Alas, it was not to be. Wait, who won the lottery? No way. You're kidding me. REALLY?!

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Remember that whole "Should the Devils trade for Ryan O'Reilly" post? Yeah, well, looks like they won't have the chance...


And the details of the offer:

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