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2017 NHL Draft: When, where and how to watch

The NHL welcomes its newest members tonight in Chicago.

2016 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The 2017 NHL Draft kicks off tonight, as we'll see 31 (thanks, Vegas) kids from around the world selected tonight.

Round 1 coverage begins tonight at 7 PM, while Rounds 2-7 kick off tomorrow at 10 AM.

Just the facts

When: Tonight, 7 PM

Where: United Center - Chicago, Illinois

How to watch: Live, NBC Sports Network

Online stream: NBC Sports Live Extra app or NBC Sports website

When do the Bruins pick? 18th overall, so a solid 90 minutes or so into the broadcast, probably.

What's the draft order?

  1. New Jersey Devils
  2. Philadelphia Flyers
  3. Dallas Stars
  4. Colorado Avalanche
  5. Vancouver Canucks
  6. Las Vegas Golden Knights
  7. Arizona Coyotes
  8. Buffalo Sabres
  9. Detroit Red Wings
  10. Florida Panthers
  11. Los Angeles Kings
  12. Carolina Hurricanes
  13. Las Vegas Golden Knights (via WPG)
  14. Tampa Bay Lightning
  15. Las Vegas Golden Knights (via NYI)
  16. Calgary Flames
  17. Toronto Maple Leafs
  18. Boston Bruins
  19. San Jose Sharks
  20. St. Louis Blues
  21. New York Rangers
  22. Edmonton Oilers
  23. Arizona Coyotes (via MIN)
  24. Winnipeg Jets (via VGK via CBJ)
  25. Montreal Canadiens
  26. Chicago Blackhawks
  27. St. Louis Blues (via WSH)
  28. Ottawa Senators
  29. Dallas Stars (via ANA)
  30. Nashville Predators
  31. Pittsburgh Penguins

What picks do the Bruins have? Their own 1st rounder, Edmonton's 2nd rounder, no 3rd rounder (Zac Rinaldo trade), their own 4th rounder, no 5th rounder (gone to Vegas via Carolina, who got it for John-Michael Liles), their own 6th rounder, their own 7th rounder and Florida's 7th rounder (via a trade for last year's Bruins 7th rounder).