FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes currently own the 5th overall draft selection in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, which takes place on Friday, June 22 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and will be televised on NBC Sports Network beginning at 4 p.m. PT. Rounds 2-7 will take place on Saturday, June 23, starting at 8 a.m. PT, with NHL Network providing live coverage to viewers throughout North America.
This marks the second time in Coyotes history and the third time in franchise history that the club has owned the fifth overall selection in the NHL Draft (Blake Wheeler - 2004 and Aaron Ward - 1991 Winnipeg Jets).