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Girgensons, Vrbata favored to go last at fantasy draft, says oddsmaker

Zemgus Girgensons

Philadelphia Flyers v Buffalo Sabres

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For the record, Friday is Media Day for the 2015 All-Star weekend, not Pick on Zemgus Girgensons Day.

Brovada released some 2015 All-Star odds today, covering obvious questions such as who will be selected first and last during the fantasy draft (as well as more esoteric ones, like Jaroslav Halak and Carey Price being on the same team).

Let’s start with who might be selected last:
Who will be picked last in the 2015 NHL All Star Draft

Any Other Player 3/1

Zemgus Girgensons (BUF) 4/1

Radim Vrbata (VAN) 4/1

Patrik Elias (NJ) 5/1

Bobby Ryan (OTT) 6/1

Tyler Johnson (TB) 6/1

Phil Kessel (TOR) 9/1

Vladimir Tarasenko (STL) 15/1

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (EDM) 15/1

Tyler Seguin (DAL) 20/1

Patrice Bergeron (BOS) 30/1

Jakub Voracek (PHI) 30/1

Claude Giroux (PHI) 50/1

Alex Ovechkin (WAS) 100/1

Steven Stamkos (TB) 100/1

Ryan Johansen (CLB) 100/1

Anze Kopitar (LA) 100/1

John Tavares (NYI) 100/1

(Don’t sleep on the “one of the captains outright trolling a friend and/or teammate,” by the way.)

On the flip side, who might get selected first?
Who will be picked first in the 2015 NHL All Star Draft

Alex Ovechkin (WAS) 2/1

Steven Stamkos (TB) 2/1

Ryan Johansen (CLB) 4/1

Duncan Keith (CHI) 10/1

Corey Crawford (CHI) 10/1

Shea Weber (NAS) 12/1

Anze Kopitar (LA) 30/1

John Tavares (NYI) 30/1

Phil Kessel (TOR) 30/1

Brent Seabrook (CHI) 40/1

Carey Price (MON) 40/1

Claude Giroux (PHI) 40/1

Patrice Bergeron (BOS) 40/1

Tyler Seguin (DAL) 40/1

Any Other Player 40/1

Zemgus Girgensons (BUF) 50/1

Jakub Voracek (PHI) 50/1

Vladimir Tarasenko (STL) 50/1

Jaroslav Halak (NYI) 80/1

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (EDM) 80/1

Ryan Suter (MIN) 80/1

Tyler Johnson (TB) 80/1

Bobby Ryan (OTT) 80/1

Marc-Andre Fleury (PIT) 80/1

Roberto Luongo (FLA) 80/1

Mark Giordano (CAL) 80/1

Brent Burns (SJ) 100/1

Dustin Byfuglien (WPG) 100/1

Erik Johnson (COL) 100/1

Justin Faulk (CAR) 100/1

Kevin Shattenkirk (STL) 100/1

Patrik Elias (NJ) 100/1

Radim Vrbata (VAN) 100/1

Oliver Ekman-Larsson (PHO) 100/1

Despite being one of the better offensive defensemen in the NHL, Oliver Ekman-Larsson said he wouldn’t be shocked if he went last:

As far as who will win, Team Toews is at even odds while Team Foligno’s -140 (5/7). Finally, some of the odder bits:
Will Carey Price (MON) and Jaroslav Halak (NYI) be on the same All Star Team?

Yes EVEN (1/1)

No -140 (5/7)

Will Ryan Johansen (CLB) and Nick Foligno (CLB) be on the same All Star Team?

Yes - 200 (1/2)

No +150 (3/2)

Will Jonathan Toews (CHI), Corey Crawford (CHI), Duncan Keith (CHI) and Brent Seabrook (CHI) and be on the same All Star Team?

Yes +550 (11/2)

No -900 (1/9)

Is anyone else a little disappointed that “uncomfortable Phil Kessel facial expressions” wasn’t a category? (Taking over-four.)

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