The City of Nashville and the Predators will host the National Hockey League (NHL) Draft and Awards Ceremony next June, the Bettman Tour announced Thursday.
Players nominated for regular season honors and hockey's top prospects will parade on June 28 and June 29, respectively, at Bridgestone Arena. The amphitheater, then known as the Gaylord Entertainment Center, was also used for the 2003 amateur auction. and the 2023 NHL Draft – in Nashville, a special city that knows how to throw big parties,” commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement, referring to the 2016 All-Star Weekend, the Stanley Cup Final. 2017 and the 2022 Stadium Series game.
This is the first time since 2006 that the two events will be held at the same location, when the Vancouver Canucks hosted them.< /p>
The most recent NHL Draft was hosted by the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre.