NHL Draft 2012 Live Stream: When and Where to Catch Friday's Action Online

Jesse Reed@@JesseReed78Correspondent IJune 22, 2012

OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 26:  Team Alfredsson forward Alexander Edler of the Vancouver Canucks is interviewed by the media following the 2012 NHL All-Star Game Fantasy Draft at Hilton Lac Leamy on January 26, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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The 2012 NHL draft is almost upon us, and the best amateur hockey players are anxiously waiting for their names to be called when the first round of the draft begins tonight. NHL.com is streaming a preview of the action tonight for those of you who can't get to a television.

There are a number of intriguing prospects who show the skills to become excellent pros, though like any other sport there will certainly be some busts to be drafted at or near the top.

Nail Yakupov, Ryan Murray, Filip Forsberg and others will be among those who are fortunate enough to hear their names called early on in the proceedings.

Bleacher Report's own Nicholas Goss has put together a two-round mock draft that you should check out.

Here are a few vital pieces of information for you as the draft draws near.


When: June 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Where: CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Live Streaming: TSN.ca has the entire first round streaming live.


Here is the draft order for the first round, courtesy of NHL.com.

1. Edmonton Oilers

2. Columbus Blue Jackets

3. Montreal Canadiens

4. New York Islanders

5. Toronto Maple Leafs

6. Anaheim Ducks

7. Minnesota Wild

8. Carolina Hurricanes

9. Winnipeg Jets

10. Tampa Bay Lightning

11. Washington Capitals (from Colorado Avalanche)

12. Buffalo Sabres

13. Dallas Stars

14. Calgary Flames

15. Ottawa Senators

16. Washington Capitals

17. San Jose Sharks

18. Chicago Blackhawks

19. Tampa Bay Lightning (from Detroit Red Wings)

20. Philadelphia Flyers

21. Buffalo Sabres (from Nashville Predators)

22. Pittsburgh Penguins

23. Florida Panthers

24. Boston Bruins

25. St. Louis Blues

26. Vancouver Canucks

27. Phoenix Coyotes

28. New York Rangers

29. New Jersey Devils

30. Los Angeles Kings



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