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NHL Draft Kicks Off Friday

by Aaron Lopez / Colorado Avalanche
The 2008 NHL Entry Draft is set for Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. The first round, held on Friday, will be televised on VERSUS, with coverage beginning at 5:00 p.m. MT.

Rounds Two through Seven will take place on Saturday, with coverage on the NHL Network beginning at 7:30 a.m. MT. The Avalanche is set to make its first selection in the second round (50th overall).

There are several ways for Avalanche fans to follow this year’s Entry Draft, with being your source for everything Avs related. Starting Friday at 3:55 p.m., will stream (via the NHL network) a video feed of the NHL’s Draft Preview. During the first round, the site will provide a live audio feed of the NHL XM Draft Radio Show before switching back to the NHL Draft Recap video feed (courtesy of the NHL Network) at the conclusion of the opening round.

On Saturday, fans can again follow the action on via a video feed from the NHL Network.

With each Avalanche pick in the 2008 Entry Draft, will update its draft board and provide fans with bios and profiles on its newest prospects. Schedule of Events
2008 NHL Entry Draft (All Times Mountain)
Friday, June 20
Video: NHL Draft Preview – 3:55 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. (courtesy of NHL Network)

Audio: NHL XM Draft Radio Show – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Video: NHL Draft Recap – 8:00 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. (courtesy of NHL Network)

Saturday, June 21
Video: NHL Draft Rounds 2-7 – 7:25 a.m. – 2:05 p.m. (courtesy of NHL Network)

Draft Resources
Draft Order’s Prospect Profiles
Draft History

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