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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.


When is the NHL Draft taking place at the United Center?

The NHL will host the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2017.

How and when can I purchase tickets for the Draft?

Tickets for the 2017 NHL Draft are on sale now. They are available exclusively at or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

How much are tickets to the Draft?

Tickets are $10 for each day.

Will there be other forms of entertainment at 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 Additional information about the outdoor festival will be announced at a later date.

I am a Chicago Blackhawks season ticketholder, will I get tickets for the Draft?

Check your email for details regarding the season ticketholder presale or contact your Customer Service Representative at 312-455-7000 for more information.

Will I be able to get my specific seat for the Draft?

We expect to have tickets available for season ticketholders, but exact available seat locations will be based upon event seating configuration that is yet to be determined.