The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they will host the official 2015 NHL Draft Party on Friday, June 26 at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre at 281 Donald St. The Draft Party will be held in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s 53rd annual Entry Draft to be held on June 26–27 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.
Doors for the Draft Party will open at 5:30 p.m. Jay Richardson, the Jets public address announcer, will be your host for the event. At 7:00 p.m., the 2015 NHL Entry Draft will commence with the highly anticipated first overall pick on the big screen at the Met.
Winnipeg Jets Ben Chiarot and Michael Hutchinson will be in attendance to take part in the event. All fans in attendance will be eligible to win numerous prizes throughout the evening.
Tickets for the Draft Party will go on sale Monday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. All tickets are $30.00. Fans will receive a souvenir Winnipeg Jets collector draft party puck signed by Chiarot and Hutchinson.
Everyone in attendance will receive complimentary food and a beverage. Tickets can be purchased by going to WinnipegJets.com/2015DraftParty Monday at 10:00 a.m. All purchasers will be limited to eight tickets per transaction.
The Jets currently hold two first-round picks at #17 and #25. The Jets also hold draft picks in the second, third, fourth, sixth and seventh rounds which will take place on Saturday June 27 at the draft.