Wells Fargo Center Skates Into National Spotlight for NHL Draft

The highly anticipated 2014 National Hockey League Draft will bring thousands of national and international visitors to Philadelphia when it makes its debut appearance in Philadelphia, PA, at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, June 27 through Saturday, June 28 thrusting the 21,000-seat arena into the national spotlight, once again.

Round One of the Draft begins on Friday, June 27 at 7 p.m. The draft continues with Rounds Two through Seven on Saturday, June 28 beginning at 10 a.m.

"The Wells Fargo Center was designed to host these types of prestigious events," said Global Spectrum's Matt Homan, General Manager of the Wells Fargo Center. "Our event staff thrives when hosting these big-time events. We enjoy the national and international spotlight it brings to the Wells Fargo Center.

"We look forward to providing members of the NHL, draft prospects and their families, and the best sports fans in the country with a memorable experience while they are in Philadelphia."

Draft prospects, their families and friends will travel to Philadelphia for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, bringing thousands of out-of-town visitors generating an economic impact of $10 million, according to the Philadelphia Sports Congress.

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