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How to watch the 2016 NHL Draft: Live stream, time, TV coverage

The 2016 NHL Draft is finally here, but where can you watch it? We've got all the details.

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The 2016 NHL Draft is set to start at Buffalo's First Niagara Center.

UPDATE:
Join us here at PPP's Day Two Draft Coverage chat.

Sportsnet

In Canada, a half-hour Hockey Central special will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. ET before the entire network and all of its national feeds launch three hours of NHL Draft coverage from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Every Sportsnet feed except SN1 (who will broadcast the Jays-White Sox game), will carry the show.

If you're a Rogers customer, or you subscribe to Sportsnet through another cable network, all of these feeds will also be available through an online live stream over at SN NOW (if you aren't a customer, there are 7-day free trials also available).

The Friday coverage will strictly cover the first 30 picks of the draft. On Saturday, you can watch rounds 2-7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Sportsnet national feeds as well as SN NOW.

NBC Sports

In the United States, NBC Sports will also carry pre-draft coverage and then full coverage of round 1 from 6:30 p.m. ET to 10:30 p.m.

NBC Sports' Live Extra feature will also carry their draft coverage.

NHL Network

In the United States, the NHL Network will also carry full coverage of both rounds, but their first round coverage will be broadcast on a delay on Saturday.

The NHL Network will however carry rounds 2-7 live on Saturday.

TVA

TVA will also carry the entirety of the NHL Draft in Canada for the French audience. Their first round coverage will begin at 7:00 p.m. ET

TSN

While TSN lost out on the draft coverage to Sportsnet, their coverage of the NHL Draft can seen on Tim Horton's That's Hockey at 7:00 p.m.

PPP

If you can't watch the draft, we'll have coverage of every single pick the Leafs make right here. I'll be in Buffalo for the weekend covering the Draft and the rest of the staff will be breaking it down all weekend.

Follow along @scottcwheeler for updates if you wish.