The 2013 NHL Entry Draft will be the 51st NHL Entry Draft. The draft will take place Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. All seven rounds being conducted on the same day for the first time since 2006.  This will be the first NHL Draft ever held in the New York City metropolitan area.

The draft gets underway at 3 p.m. ET with live coverage in Canada on TSN direct from the draft floor along with TSN’s panel of experts. RDS will present exclusive French-language coverage throughout Canada. In the U.S., NBC Sports Network presents live coverage starting at 3 p.m. ET, while NHL Network in the U.S. continues live late-round coverage starting at 8 p.m. ET.

To be eligible for the draft North American players must be 18–20 years old and Europeans of all ages entering league for the first time, all others enter league as unrestricted free agents

Source: NHL Central Scouting midterm (as of January 15, 2013) ranking.

Ranking North American skaters
European skaters
1 United States Seth Jones (D) Finland Aleksander Barkov (C)
2 Canada Nathan MacKinnon (C) Sweden Elias Lindholm (C)
3 Canada Jonathan Drouin (LW) Finland Rasmus Ristolainen (D)
4 Canada Sean Monahan (C) Russia Valeri Nichushkin (RW)
5 Canada Hunter Shinkaruk (C/LW) Sweden Andre Burakovsky (LW)
6 Canada Ryan Pulock (D) Sweden Jacob De La Rose (LW)
7 Canada Frederik Gauthier (C) Sweden Robert Hagg (D)
8 Russia Valentin Zykov (LW) Sweden Alexander Wennberg (C)
9 Canada Darnell Nurse (D) Finland Artturi Lehkonen (LW)
10 Canada Anthony Mantha (RW) Slovakia Marko Dano (C)
Ranking North American goalies European goalies
1 Canada Zachary Fucale  Finland Juuse Saros
2 Canada Eric Comrie Sweden Ebbe Sionas
3 Canada Tristan Jarry Sweden Marcus Hogberg


Traded Picks

First Round

Second Round

Third Round

Fourth Round

Fifth Round

Sixth Round

Seventh Round