The Draft will take place on June 24th and June 25th, 2016 at the First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo, New York. The draft will be televised live throughout the world, including the USA and Canada.
This year's #1 overall pick belongs to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here are the top 5 teams on the draft board:
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Winnipeg Jets
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- Edmonton Oilers
- Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft Prospects in Niagara Falls
Before the start of this season, American born Auston Matthews was the consensus #1 overall draft pick. However, a strong international series showing by Patrik Laine has some questioning who will be the 2016 #1 overall NHL Draft Pick.
Other prospects such as:
- Jesse Puljujarvia
- Matthews Tkachuk
- Olli Juolevi
- Mikhail Sergachev
- Alexander Nylander
Are also consider top picks, with all expected to go within the top 10 overall.
Visit the Same Locations as 2016 NHL Draft Picks
Enjoy the draft and enjoy Niagara Falls, just as these future NHL players have. Visit Hornblower Cruises on a speciality Magnificent Tours of Niagara Summer Scenic Tour, stand next to the Falls in less than 3 minutes from our hotel by riding the Niagara Falls Incline Railway or relax with a world class culinary meal at the Terrapin Grille Fallsview Restaurant.
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