The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that tickets for the 2017 National Hockey League Draft will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 7, at 12:00 p.m. CT. The tickets will be available exclusively at ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
The Chicago Blackhawks will host the 2017 NHL Draft™ at the United Center, marking the first time the organization and the city of Chicago host the event. The Draft will be held over two days - Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2017. NHL club executives, scouts and coaches will be present on the NHL Draft™ floor while more than 15,000 fans and hundreds of print, television and radio media are expected to attend.
In addition to the Draft, the Blackhawks will host an outdoor festival at the United Center throughout the two-day event. The festival will feature the NHL® Centennial Fan Arena, which is an interactive traveling fan experience that honors a century's worth of extraordinary players and teams, remarkable plays, and unforgettable moments. The NHL Centennial Fan Arena includes a museum truck, entertainment truck, a ball hockey rink, never-before-seen virtual reality Zamboni® experience and the Stanley Cup®. For more information about the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, please visit NHL.com/FanArena. Additional information about the outdoor festival will be announced at a later date.