LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The NHL Draft will take place virtually Oct. 6 and Oct. 7, the league announced in a tweet Friday.
The first round is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) on Oct. 6. Rounds 2-7 will be held at 8:30 a.m. PT (11:30 a.m. ET) on Oct. 7.
Free agency will open Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. PT (12 p.m. ET).
Round 1 of the 2020 #NHLDraft will begin at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Oct. 6, with remaining rounds and the opening of free agency to follow later that week. https://t.co/sGx3MEYDh5 pic.twitter.com/4Ur9TRR9Pe— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) September 11, 2020