The Buffalo Sabres are in a different kind of competition tonight -- a game of chance.
Follow John Vogl's updates and observations, along with those from other select accounts, from Toronto as the Sabres take part in this year's NHL Draft Lottery at 8 p.m. at SportsNet's Hockey Central studios in Toronto.
Whichever team picks No. 1 will be doing so in Buffalo in June.
John Vogl's story today prepares you for the numbers game.
See several additional posts on the lottery here at [BN] Hockey, and check back following the lottery for our report and more.