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2019 NHL Draft guide: Date, time, TV schedule, live stream, picks

The Stars currently hold four selections in this year's draft, which will be held at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

by Staff Report @DallasStars /

Here is what you need to know about the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins Friday with Round 1 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.


When and where is the NHL Draft in 2019?
  • Dates: Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22

  • Location: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C.

  • Start time: 7 p.m. CT (Day 1, Round 1) | Noon CT (Day 2, Rounds 2-7)

  • TV Channel: NBCSN (Day 1), NHL Network (Day 2) and SportsNet (both days in Canada)

  • Live stream: NBC Sports Live

  • Complete Stars Coverage: 2019 Draft Central


What time does the NHL Draft start?

Round 1 begins at 7 p.m. CT on Friday, June 21 and Rounds 2 through 7 will begin at noon CT on Saturday, June 22.


Where can I watch the NHL Draft on TV?

The first round of the NHL Draft will be shown live on NBC Sports Network and SportsNet (Canada). Rounds 2 through 7 on Day 2 will be televised on NHL Network and SportsNet in Canada.


What is the order of picks for this year's NHL Draft?

1. New Jersey Devils

2. New York Rangers

3. Chicago Blackhawks

4. Colorado Avalanche (from Ottawa Senators)

5. Los Angeles Kings

6. Detroit Red Wings

7. Buffalo Sabres

8. Edmonton Oilers

9. Anaheim Ducks

10. Vancouver Canucks

11. Philadelphia Flyers

12. Minnesota Wild

13. Florida Panthers

14. Arizona Coyotes

15. Montreal Canadiens

16. Colorado Avalanche

17. Vegas Golden Knights

18. Dallas Stars

19. Ottawa Senators (from Columbus Blue Jackets)

20. New York Rangers (from Winnipeg Jets)

21. Pittsburgh Penguins

22. Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto Maple Leafs)

23. New York Islanders

24. Nashville Predators

25. Washington Capitals

26. Calgary Flames

27. Tampa Bay Lightning

28. Carolina Hurricanes

29. Anaheim Ducks [or Buffalo Sabres] (from San Jose Sharks)

30. Boston Bruins

31. Buffalo Sabres [or Anaheim Ducks] (from St. Louis Blues)


How many picks do the Dallas Stars have in this year's NHL Draft?

The Stars tentatively hold four picks in the 2019 draft, beginning with the 18th overall selection in Round 1.

  • 1st Round: No. 18

  • 2nd Round: None; pick traded to N.Y. Rangers in package for forward Mats Zuccarello

  • 3rd Round: None; pick traded to New Jersey in package for defenseman Ben Lovejoy

  • 4th Round: No. 111

  • 5th Round: No. 142

  • 6th Round: No. 173

  • 7th Round: None; pick traded to Toronto in exchange for D Connor Carrick

Draft picks subject to change based on trades, etc.

Where can I follow for the latest Dallas Stars draft news and information?

Follow every pick as it happens on our 2019 NHL Draft Central page, as well as official Stars social media handles on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For mobile coverage, download the Official NHL App and select the Dallas Stars as your favorite team.

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