2013 NHL Entry Draft
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
|1||Seth Jones (D)||Aleksander Barkov (C)|
|2||Nathan MacKinnon (C)||Elias Lindholm (C)|
|3||Jonathan Drouin (LW)||Rasmus Ristolainen (D)|
|4||Sean Monahan (C)||Valeri Nichushkin (RW)|
|5||Hunter Shinkaruk (C/LW)||Andre Burakovsky (LW)|
|6||Ryan Pulock (D)||Jacob De La Rose (LW)|
|7||Frederik Gauthier (C)||Robert Hagg (D)|
|8||Valentin Zykov (LW)||Alexander Wennberg (C)|
|9||Darnell Nurse (D)||Artturi Lehkonen (LW)|
|10||Anthony Mantha (RW)||Marko Dano (C)|
|Ranking||North American goalies||European goalies
|1||Zachary Fucale||Juuse Saros|
|2||Eric Comrie||Ebbe Sionas|
|3||Tristan Jarry||Marcus Hogberg|