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Buffalo Sabres to host Draft Party

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The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host an NHL Draft Party on Sunday, June 30 at First Niagara Center, beginning at 2 p.m. Fans will be able to watch live coverage of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft while enjoying a day of family entertainment at the arena.

Coverage of the draft will be shown on the high-definition video board beginning at 3 p.m. Broadcast personalities from the Sabres and WGR 550 will be on hand throughout the draft to provide expert analysis and exclusive interviews live from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

In addition to the draft coverage, the night will feature player appearances, floor hockey events on the arena floor, Sabres locker room tours and other activities for the whole family. Fans are reminded that children 12 years of age and younger will be required to wear a helmet if they want to participate in the floor hockey events.

Additionally, concessions will be available throughout the event, admission to the draft party is free and the team is also offering complimentary parking in the arena ramp.