From the First Round to the Seventh Round, TSN brings fans eight consecutive hours of live coverage from the 2013 NHL DRAFT, as future NHL stars Nathan MacKinnon, Seth Jones, and Jonathan Drouin wait to learn who will be the No. 1 pick. The action begins with the 2013 NHL DRAFT PREVIEW SHOW on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET and continues with live coverage of the 2013 NHL DRAFT at 3 p.m. ET.
TSN's coverage of the 2013 NHL DRAFT is presented by Coors Light.
French-language coverage is available on RDS. NBC Sports Network and NHL Network air TSN's 2013 NHL DRAFT coverage in the United States.
Along with broadcasting every round of the 2013 NHL DRAFT, TSN's industry-leading platforms and properties deliver comprehensive coverage of one of the biggest days on the NHL calendar.
2013 NHL DRAFT PREVIEW SHOW - Sunday, June 30 at 2:30 p.m. ET
James Duthie hosts the 30-minute special live from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
Duthie is joined on the show by TSN's Draft Panel, hosted by Gord Miller and featuring Draft Expert Bob McKenzie alongside analysts Ray Ferraro and Pierre McGuire. Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, TSN Scout Craig Button, and reporter Ryan Rishaug deliver reports from the Draft floor.
Additional 2013 NHL DRAFT PREVIEW SHOW highlights include:
- A special surprise from New Jersey-native Buddy Valastro of TLC's Cake Boss
- Interviews with # 9-ranked prospect Darnell Nurse, along with his father and former CFLer Richard Nurse, and his uncle and former NFLer Donovan McNabb.
2013 NHL DRAFT - Sunday, June 30 at 3 p.m. ET
James Duthie hosts TSN's coverage directly from the Draft stage at the Prudential Center, interviewing GMs and players following their selections. Gord Miller hosts TSN's Draft Panel featuring Draft Expert Bob McKenzie and analysts Ray Ferraro and Pierre McGuire. The panel tees up each first round selection and provides instant analysis.
Hockey Insider Darren Dreger gives the latest on breaking trades from the Draft floor while Ryan Rishaug reports on emerging storylines. TSN Scout Craig Button provides analysis, individual scouting reports on draft picks, and delivers Report Cards, grading each Canadian team's performance.
Additional 2013 NHL DRAFT highlights include:
- A preview of the 2013 Free Agent Class in anticipation of FREE AGENT FRENZY on Friday, July 5 at 12 noon ET on TSN2
- A feature on Scottish superstar Tony Hand - the last pick of the 1986 NHL Draft and the only United Kingdom born-and-raised player ever selected
- The debut of Mr. Pointless, the NHL equivalent to Mr. Irrelevant, the title bestowed annually on the last pick in the NFL Draft
TSN DRAFTCENTRE Social Lounge
Cabral 'Cabbie' Richards hosts the TSN DRAFTCENTRE Social Lounge on TSN.ca, delivering exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews, videos, and photos from the TSN Social Lounge located on the Draft floor.
Fans can live stream the TSN DRAFTCENTRE Social Lounge on TSN.ca on Sunday, June 30 beginning at 3 p.m. ET. Content will also be available on-demand.
Fans can interact with the TSN DRAFTCENTRE Social Lounge on Twitter with the hashtags #TSN and #NHLDRAFT.
TSN's Digital Platforms - including TSN.ca's dedicated DRAFTCENTRE page and the TSN app for iPhone and iPad - bring fans every pick from the 2013 NHL DRAFT. Fans can also visit DRAFTCENTRE for a detailed version of Draft Expert Bob McKenzie's complete 75-player prospect list, including player bios, along with TSN Scout Craig Button's scouting reports.
Additional DRAFTCENTRE highlights include:
- TSN's latest NHL Mock Draft.
- Draft news and videos, including team reports, prospect profiles
- Exclusive Draft videos from Hockey Insider Darren Dreger
Reporters Mark Masters and Paul Hollingsworth file daily reports from New Jersey beginning Friday. Along with all the latest news and trade speculation from the 2013 NHL DRAFT and around the NHL, SPORTSCENTRE features insight and analysis from TSN's hockey experts, including INSIDER TRADING reports and updates from TSN's Draft Panel. Canada's No. 1 sports news program also features a special CABBIE PRESENTS segment on Saturday featuring top-rated prospects Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones.
OFF THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL LANDSBERG
Host Michael Landsberg interviews a bevy of future NHL stars, including Nathan MacKinnon, Seth Jones, Jonathan Drouin, and Darnell Nurse on Friday's edition of OFF THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL LANDSBERG at 5 p.m. ET on TSN.
Thursday's edition of THAT'S HOCKEY at 7 p.m. ET on TSN tees up the 2013 NHL DRAFT with analysis from TSN's hockey experts and an overview of the Draft's top prospects.
TSN and TEAM Radio
TSN and TEAM radio stations across the country are live and on location for the 2013 NHL DRAFT, including TSN Radio in Toronto (AM 1050), Montreal (AM 690) and Winnipeg (AM 1290), plus TEAM 1040 in Vancouver and TEAM 1200 in Ottawa.
All stations broadcast live from the NHL Store in Manhattan on Saturday, June 29 beginning at 12 noon ET. The four-hour show features a mix of hosts from the stations, who break down all the latest news surrounding the 2013 NHL DRAFT.
On Sunday, June 30 all stations broadcast live from the Prudential Center (please visit each station's website for details). Along with live coverage of the 2013 NHL DRAFT, each station focuses on their local markets and teams.