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Red Wings announce details for Hockeytown Draft Party on Friday, June 21

Free, family-friendly indoor and outdoor party in Little Caesars Arena and Chevrolet Plaza to watch Red Wings make first-round selection of 2019 NHL Entry Draft

by Alex DiFilippo /

Pre-Draft Panel On Stage in Chevrolet Plaza Hosted by Ken Daniels and Red Wings Alumni to Preview Red Wings' No. 6 Overall Selection and Share Draft Memories

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced the details for the Hockeytown Draft Party set for Friday, June 21 at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit. Fans of all ages are invited to the free event to watch the Red Wings make their first-round selection at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft live from Vancouver on the massive outdoor video board in Chevrolet Plaza. 

The fun begins at 6 p.m., and continues through the first round of the NHL Entry Draft, highlighted by the Red Wings' selection at sixth overall. The NHL Entry Draft begins at 8 p.m., and will be aired live in Chevrolet Plaza and within Little Caesars Arena.

Leading up to the Red Wings selection, FOX Sports Detroit broadcaster Ken Daniels and several Red Wings alumni, including four-time Stanley Cup Champion Darren McCarty and Hall of Fame defenseman Larry Murphy, will take the stage in Chevrolet Plaza to preview the Red Wings pick, share their Draft memories and discuss the team's young core of prospects. 

Red Wings fans in attendance for the Hockeytown Draft Party can enjoy the following: 

  • Opportunity to win great Red Wings prizes, including a VIP Package to Development Camp, tickets to the Red Wings Home Opener, authentic jerseys and merchandise autographed by the Red Wings first-round selection and much more
  • Red Wings alumni signing autographs on the Via concourse of Little Caesars Arena
  • Live entertainment from Detroit-based The Dan Rafferty Band starting at 6 p.m. 
  • Opportunity to test hockey skills through interactive games in the Detroit Red Wings Experience, presented by Coca-Cola
  • FREE parking in the Little Caesars Arena Parking Garage
  • Discounts on concession prices and drink specials
  • 20 percent discount at the Little Caesars Arena Team Store

For more information and to RSVP for the Hockeytown Draft Party, visit  

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