New Jersey, Philly to host next two NHL Drafts

Toronto Maple Leafs select Tyler Biggs 22nd st overall (via Anaheim) during the First Round of...

Toronto Maple Leafs select Tyler Biggs 22nd st overall (via Anaheim) during the First Round of selections at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Minnesota June 24th, 2011. (QMI Agency/DAVE ABEL)

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NEW YORK - The New Jersey Devils will host the 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center and Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center has been chosen to hold the event the following year.

Both franchises will be first-time hosts and next year’s draft, scheduled for June 28-29, will mark the first time the event is held in the New York City metropolitan area.

The Pittsburgh Penguins are hosting this year’s draft, which will commence on Friday and finish on Saturday.


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