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2015 NHL Draft: Order of Selection, Start Time And TV Coverage For Round 1

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Will the Dallas Stars trade any draft picks for goaltending or defensive help? This year's draft has all the hype to be interesting indeed.

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The NHL Draft for 2015 begins tonight when round one commences at 6 PM CST tonight.

It looks to be an entertaining affair, as rumors abound that the Arizona Coyotes could move the number three overall pick and teams like the New York Islanders and Chicago Blackhawks try to find their ways back into the first round.

The Dallas Stars could potentially make some waves prior to the draft if they use their picks to acquire a backup goaltender -- Eddie Lack? Cam Talbot? Robin Lehner? Oh the possibilities! The Stars should also be looking for help on the blueline and with the sneaky, under-the-radar-until-basically-they-happen moves general manager Jim Nill makes we're in for one entertaining offseason.

Here's what you need to know about tonight's first round coverage of the 2015 NHL Draft:

BB&T Center | Sunrise, Florida, USA

Round 1: Friday, June 26 at 6 p.m. CST

Television: NBCSN (USA), Sportsnet (Canada)
Live stream in the USA on NBC Live Extra

Rounds 2-7: Saturday, June 27 at 9 a.m. CST

Television: NHL Network (USA), Sportsnet (Canada)
Live stream in the USA on NHL.com

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The 1st round draft order

subject to change, of course, depending on trades and such

  1. Edmonton
  2. Buffalo
  3. Arizona
  4. Toronto
  5. Carolina
  6. New Jersey
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Columbus
  9. San Jose
  10. Colorado
  11. Florida
  12. Dallas
  13. Los Angeles
  14. Boston
  15. Calgary
  16. Pittsburgh → Edmonton
  17. Winnipeg
  18. Ottawa
  19. Detroit
  20. Minnesota
  21. NY Islanders → Buffalo
  22. Washington
  23. Vancouver
  24. Nashville → Toronto
  25. St. Louis → Buffalo → Winnipeg
  26. Montreal
  27. Anaheim
  28. NY Rangers → Tampa Bay
  29. Tampa Bay → Philadelphia
  30. Chicago → Arizona

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