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Report: 2015 NHL Draft to be held in South Florida

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BB&T Center will welcome the NHL for the draft in 2015. (Getty Images)

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Connor McDavid’s NHL career will begin in Sunrise, Fla.

The Florida Panthers had been waiting on phrase that they would host the NHL draft, kind of being promised to host the NHL’s annual summer season event by 2016 after they acquired a brand new video display put in at BB&T Middle. It looks like it will are available in 2015.

George Richards of the Miami Herald studies an official announcement is coming soon.

This would be the second time the Panthers have played host to the draft, also holding it at the enviornment in Dawn in 2001. In that year Ilya Kovalchuk went first to the Thrashers whereas the hometown Panthers drafted fourth and selected Stephen Weiss.

Why is it returning so soon? It was the NHL’s manner of backing up the Panthers of their quest for the new scoreboard, giving Broward County incentive with a cash-producing event ought to the brand new scoreboard come, which it did.

It will likely be at this draft in Broward County where McDavid will virtually assuredly be taken No. 1 general as has been forecasted for just a few years now. The Canadian phenom has been on the radar for a couple of years now, incomes a particular exemption to play in the OHL before he was of age and this previous year he represented Canada on the World Juniors. His NHL goals will likely be realized when his name is known as in Sunrise.

The 2014 draft can be held in Philadelphia.

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