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NHL Draft Historic Locations


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Year Location Date Players Drafted
1963 - 1970 Montreal   –– 321
1971 Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal June 10 117
1972 Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal June 8 152
1973 Mount Royal Hotel, Montreal May 15 168
1974 NHL Montreal Office May 28 247
1975 NHL Montreal Office June 3 217
1976 NHL Montreal Office June 10 135
1977 NHL Montreal Office June 14 185
1978 Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal June 15 234
1979 Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal August 9 126
1980 Montreal Forum June 11 210
1981 Montreal Forum June 10 211
1982 Montreal Forum June 9 252
1983 Montreal Forum June 8 242
1984 Montreal Forum June 9 250
1985 Toronto Convention Centre June 15 252
1986 Montreal Forum June 21 252
1987 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit June 13 252
1988 Montreal Forum June 11 252
1989 Met Sports Center, Minnesota June 17 252
1990 B.C. Place, Vancouver June 16 250
1991 Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo June 22 264
1992 Montreal Forum June 20 264
1993 Le Colisee, Quebec June 26 286
1994 Hartford Civic Center June 28-29 286
1995 Edmonton Coliseum July 8 234
1996 Kiel Center, St. Louis June 22 241
1997 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh June 21 246
1998 Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo June 27 258
1999 FleetCenter, Boston June 26 272
2000 Saddledome, Calgary June 24-25 293
2001 National Car Rental Center, Florida June 23-24 289
2002 Air Canada Centre, Toronto June 22-23 290
2003 Gaylord Entertainment Center, Nashville June 21-22 292
2004 RBC Center, Carolina June 26-27 291
2005 Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ottawa July 30 230
2006 General Motors Place, Vancouver June 24-25 213
2007 Nationwide Arena, Columbus June 22-23 211
2008 Scotiabank Place, Ottawa June 20-21 211
2009 Bell Centre, Montreal June 26-27 211
2010 Staples Center, Los Angeles June 25-26 210
2011 Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul June 24-25 210
2012 Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh June 22-23 211
2013 Prudential Center, New Jersey June 30 211
2014 Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia June 27-28