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2017 NHL DRAFT TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 7

The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that tickets for the 2017 National Hockey League Draft will go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 7, at 12:00 p.m. CT. Tickets will be available for $10 each per day exclusively at ticketmaster.com, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or by visiting the United Center Box Office (hours below).

The Chicago Blackhawks will host the 2017 NHL Draft™ at the United Center, marking the first time the organization and the city of Chicago will host the event. The Draft will be held over two days–Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2017. Friday will feature Round 1 of the Draft, while Saturday will feature Rounds 2-7. The Blackhawks are slated to make nine total draft picks, including eight selections on Saturday. NHL club executives, scouts and coaches will be present on the NHL Draft™ floor while more than 15,000 fans and hundreds of print, television and radio media are expected to attend.

In addition to the Draft, the Blackhawks will host an outdoor festival at the United Center throughout the two-day event. The festival will feature the NHL® Centennial Fan Arena, which is an interactive traveling fan experience that honors a century’s worth of extraordinary players and teams, remarkable plays, and unforgettable moments. The NHL Centennial Fan Arena includes a museum truck, entertainment truck, a ball hockey rink, never-before-seen virtual reality Zamboni® experience and the Stanley Cup®. For more information about the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, please visit NHL.com/FanArena. Additional information about the outdoor festival will be announced at a later date.

The United Center Box Office is open on non-event days (Monday–Friday from 11 a.m.–6 p.m.Saturdayfrom 11 a.m.–4 p.m.) and game days (MondaySaturday from 11 a.m.–first intermission/halftime, Sundayfrom 12 p.m.–first intermission/halftime). Tickets purchased via Ticketmaster are subject to applicable fees.

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