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by Staff Writer / Buffalo Sabres

It's that time of year again, and the Buffalo Sabres will be hosting an NHL Draft Party on Sunday, June 30 at First Niagara Center to celebrate it. All the fun, anticipation and excitement will get underway at 2 p.m. Fans will be able to watch live coverage of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft while enjoying a day of family-friendly entertainment at the arena.

Coverage of the draft will be shown on the high-definition video board beginning at 3 p.m. Broadcast personalities from the Sabres and WGR 550 will be on hand throughout the draft to provide expert analysis and exclusive interviews live from the Prudential Center in Newark, N. J.

In addition to the draft coverage, the night will feature player appearances, floor hockey events on the arena floor, Sabres locker room tours and other activities for the whole family. Fans are reminded that children 12 years of age and younger will be required to wear a helmet if they want to participate in the floor hockey events.

Additionally, concessions will be available throughout the night at family-friendly prices.

Admission to the draft party is free and the team is also offering complimentary parking in the arena ramp.

Fans unable to attend the draft party festivities at First Niagara Center can follow all of the Sabres draft coverage on and with the official Buffalo Sabres mobile app.

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