Tuesday, June 10, 2006
GLENDALE, Ariz. --- The Phoenix Coyotes will host a free NHL Draft Viewing Party on Friday, June 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Upper Deck Sports Grill in Scottsdale.
The NHL Network draft pre-show will begin at 3:30 p.m., followed at 4 p.m. by Versus coverage of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
The event will be emceed by Coyotes radio broadcasters Bob Heethuis and Louie DeBrusk and will feature contests and prizes. Coyotes players Derek Morris
and Peter Mueller, along with Coyotes mascot Howler, are scheduled to appear from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for autographs and pictures. XTRA’s Jeff Dean and Luke Lapinski will be broadcasting live.
Limited complimentary appetizers, $2.50 bottles and 16 oz. draft beer, and other food and drink specials will be available.
The Coyotes, who will make the eighth overall selection, currently hold 10 picks in the 2008 Draft including five in the first two rounds.
Upper Deck Sports Grill is located at 4224 N. Craftsman Court in Scottsdale.