The Draft allows hockey fans throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region to witness the beginning of the careers of future NHL stars by attending the sessions which begin with Round One on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. The Draft continues with Rounds Two through Seven on Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m.
"This is truly an exciting event for hockey fans throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region," said Philadelphia Flyers Chief Operating Officer Shawn Tilger. "Hosting the Draft in Philadelphia enables us to generate excitement for hockey in an otherwise quiet time of the year. In addition, the event is a terrific way to showcase the Wells Fargo Center, XFINITY Live! and the City of Philadelphia to visitors from across the world who will be traveling to Philadelphia for the Draft."
NHL team executives, scouts and coaches from all 30 clubs will be present on the NHL Draft floor, the playing surface of the Wells Fargo Center, while thousands of fans from across the country and around the world will also be in attendance. The Flyers hold the 17th overall pick in the first round of the Draft.
In addition to seeing future NHL stars selected, fans attending the Draft will be able to take their photo with a collection of NHL trophies, including the Stanley Cup, and shop from vendors selling one-of-a-kind collectibles at the 2014 NHL Draft Trading Card Show. Fan Zone at the Wells Fargo Center will be carrying items from all 30 NHL clubs and a special line of Draft apparel and commemorative novelties. Wells Fargo Center doors open at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 27 and at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 28 to all ticket holders.