As organizers, we have tried to plan a weekend that will maximize your hockey experience, put you in touch with the best sports fans in the world, and give you a taste of the beautiful city of Montreal.
The weekend begins as hockey fans arrive in Montreal from all over the continent…
Friday June 26
Ye Olde Orchard 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
If you have received ticket confirmation from an organizer of the Montreal Draft Tweetup (@all_habs, @amandafortier, @kyleroussel, @metricjulie) you may pick up your admission pass to the 2009 NHL amateur draft at Ye Olde Orchard, 1189 de la Montagne between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. These are general admission tickets. Doors to the Bell Cente will open at 4:00 p.m. Tickets not picked up by 5:00 p.m. will be forfeited.
Bell Centre 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
2009 NHL amateur draft
You are encouraged to tweet the results of the draft on Twitter and post your photos and comments to our official Montreal draft event page at HockeyBarn.com
After the draft, you are invited to join the group for conversation and beverages at a location to be announced.
Saturday June 27
McGill University Athletics Fieldhouse 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Meet at the fieldhouse at 9:45 a.m. Participate in the ball hockey challenge. Equipment (and ability) not necessary. Raffle prize: signed NHL merchandise.
Ye Olde Orchard 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Meet passionate hockey fans like yourself. Watch the draft coverage on the NHL Network. Share the experience virtually with your Twitter followers. Trivia contest. Participate in HockeyBuzz podcast. Raffle prizes: NHL merchandise Paid raffles: East and West conference signed All-Star jerseys (proceeds to Hockey Fights Cancer)
Public skating at the Atrium year-round ice surface. Bring your skates or rent.
Raffle prize: NHL merchandise
Attendees return home having met great friends and made special memories at the Montreal Draft weekend!