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Open Post- The NHL Draft

All the information you need to know about TV coverage of the draft can be found below.

This main purpose of this post is for you to discuss anything regarding the NHL Draft.

Trades, picks, etc., is the topic at hand.

Enjoy the show and if you wish to follow along with the picks, check out the NHL Draft site at NHL.com.

Coverage starts today at 5:00pm ET with the 2012 NHL Draft Preshow hosted by Kathryn Tappen and Brian Duff, featuring Craig Button, Peter Loubardias, EJ Hradek, and Bob Mckenzie live from the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The show will focus on interviews with the projected top five Draft picks, player profiles and team draft histories, highlights of their mock draft and predictions, interviews with players, general managers, and scouts from the draft floor and will bring viewers up-to-speed on all the latest NHL news and transactions.

Round 1 of the NHL Draft will be carried live on NBC Sports Network in the United States and TSN and RDS in Canada, beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET, on Friday. NHL Network and CNBC will then telecast the third hour of Round 1 starting at 9:00pm ET. Immediately following the conclusion of Round 1 on Friday night, NHL Network’s Tappen hosts the 2012 NHL Draft Round 1 Recap show for post-Draft reactions, highlights of the night, interviews, and analysis of Club picks and a preview of the Draft’s second day.

On Day 2, NHL Network will be the exclusive carrier of Rounds 2 through 7 of the NHL Draft beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET, hosted by Tappen and Duff, which will be followed by a special edition of NHL Tonight wrapping up the NHL Draft from both Pittsburgh and Toronto.

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gusoline's avatar

Herm or Zqto - is it showing in Brasil?

Posted by gusoline on 06/22/12 at 08:02 PM ET

George Malik's avatar

Take note: Rounds 2-7 of the draft will be streamed online on NHL.com, and as far as I know, they do not geo-block their piggybacking of TSN’s coverage, so Wings fans living abroad, you’ll see the Wings’ picks.

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 06/22/12 at 08:47 PM ET

Paul's avatar

McKenzie tweets,

Pretty sure there will be some big news made today. NHL Draft on TSN now

.. and NBCSN.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/22/12 at 09:06 PM ET

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