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2015 NHL Draft Lottery preview: A superstar and 14 ping pong balls

Getting you set with everything you need to follow the evening's main event.

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Starting at 7:30 p.m. on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada, one lucky franchise find their new face, and the anxiety and anticipation will come to a close: The hockey world will know the jersey Connor McDavid will wear in 2015-2016.

Today's the day. Here's everything you need.

The 95 combinations that unlock McDavid for the Leafs

Numbers! Four out of 14 ping pong balls will be drawn. The Leafs hold 95/1000 of the potential combinations.

The full rules and odds for all 14 non-playoff teams

The odds have changed in this year's draft, and will change once again in 2016 when the top three picks are subject to the lottery.

The Strome and Marner debate

Prepare yourself for the worst, and study the other options. There's a 90.5% chance the Leafs don't get McDavid, but the consolation prizes aren't bad.

Daniel Sprong: A potential 2015 NHL Draft steal

A look at a prospect who is among handful of players that should be targets for the Leafs with their second first round pick from Nashville (with GIFs!).

My story on Travis Konecny and Jeremiah Addison

Two other top prospects in this year's draft that might be on the Leafs radar. Addison is more likely a third or fourth round pick.

Beauvillier and Timashov proving size not an issue ahead of draft

Another piece on two top prospects. Beauvillier is another potential option with the Nashville pick, and is currently representing Canada at the U18 World Championships.

My story on Jeremy Bracco and his path

I spoke with Bracco and his family, get to know another potential late first round pick.

McDavid on what it would be like to be drafted by the Leafs

A revealing story from Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun.

The second of three editions of my top 60 ranking for McKeen's Hockey

The final edition is out in May, but it's a useful tool.

Other Rankings

McKeen's Hockey Top 120

NHL Central Scouting

Future Considerations

Craig Button

ISS Top 30