As the New York Rangers prepare to make the #1 overall selection in the NHL Draft™ presented by EA SPORTS NHL®21, NHL Network™ is set to produce wall-to-wall Draft coverage, including Round 1 preview and recap shows, and the exclusive U.S. telecast of Rounds 2-7 live from the NHL Network studios in Secaucus, NJ.
Beginning Tuesday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. ET, NHL Tonight™: 2020 NHL Draft Preview will air interviews, analysis and in-depth segments on the top Draft prospects, followed by breakdowns of the first round selections on NHL Tonight: 2020 NHL Draft Round 1 Recap at 10:30 p.m. ET. Starting Wednesday, October 7 at 11:30 a.m. ET, NHL Network’s exclusive coverage of Rounds 2-7 will begin and be streamed live by NHL.com, SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™ and Sportsnet.
NHL Network’s Draft analysts will include the first-ever American-born player drafted first overall Brian Lawton (1983), third round Draft pick and two-time Stanley Cup® Champion Dave Reid (1982), analyst E.J. Hradek, and hosts Jamie Hersch and Adnan Virk. NHL Network Draft analyst Sam Cosentino, University of Wisconsin Men’s Hockey Head Coach Tony Granato, and NHL Network insider Elliotte Friedman will also contribute to NHL Network’s coverage.
During NHL Tonight: 2020 NHL Draft Preview, NHL Network will feature Granato’s scouting reports on several prospects, as well as a remote interview with Alexis Lafreniere of Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada. Additional coverage and content surrounding the Draft can be found across NHL Network’s social platforms on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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