NHL draft 2019: Preview, start time, pick order, live stream and how to watch Round 1

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NHL draft 2019: Preview, start time, pick order, live stream and how to watch Round 1

The 2019 NHL draft is here and it's the first one general manager Chuck Fletcher and assistant general manager Brent Flahr will head up for the Flyers.

The club owns eight picks, including No. 11 overall in the first round Friday night.

Day 2 of the draft kicks off Saturday afternoon with Rounds 2-7. The Flyers hold the following picks: third round, 65th overall; third round, 72nd overall; fourth round, 103rd overall; sixth round, 165th overall; sixth round, 169th overall; seventh round, 196th overall; seventh round, 201st overall. 

We'll have everything you need to know for then, but first, let's get you set for Day 1.

Essentials, Day 1

When: June 21 at 7:30 p.m. ET
Where: Rogers Arena (Vancouver, British Columbia) 
Network: NBCSN
Live stream: NBCSports
Social media: @NBCSPhilly 

Order

1. New Jersey Devils
2. New York Rangers
3. Chicago Blackhawks
4. Colorado Avalanche
5. Los Angeles Kings
6. Detroit Red Wings
7. Buffalo Sabres
8. Edmonton Oilers
9. Anaheim Ducks
10. Vancouver Canucks
11. Philadelphia Flyers
12. Minnesota Wild
13. Florida Panthers
14. Arizona Coyotes
15. Montreal Canadiens
16. Colorado Avalanche
17. Vegas Golden Knights
18. Dallas Stars
19. Ottawa Senators
20. Winnipeg Jets
21. Pittsburgh Penguins
22. Los Angeles Kings
23. New York Islanders
24. Nashville Predators
25. Washington Capitals
26. Calgary Flames
27. Tampa Bay Lightning
28. Carolina Hurricanes
29. Anaheim Ducks
30. Boston Bruins
31. Buffalo Sabres

Flyers' focus

Flahr mentioned how the Flyers would like to replenish the organizational depth at defensemen during this draft. However, at No. 11 overall, the Flyers will pick the best player available on their list.

True centers are never easy to find, as Flahr said, and goal-scoring wingers are always attractive. The early first round appears top-heavy with forwards. It will be interesting to see how things play out after consensus top-two picks Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko go off the board.

"We've identified probably five or six guys that we think have a chance to be there at 11 and probably some of the other teams in front of us will dictate that," Flahr said June 10. "But we're really confident we're going to get a good player."

Recommended reading

• Flyers take one of draft's best D-men in this 1st-round mock

• Trading No. 11 pick? Draft dynamic? That and more here

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For many reasons, Soderstrom may be the Flyers' guy at No. 11

Lavoie's skill, size and ridiculous run should have Flyers' eyes at No. 11

Is a 51-goal, 102-point prospect slipping to Flyers at No. 11?

Could 72-goal scorer who broke Auston Matthews record drop to Flyers?

Flyers could have shot to draft 'elite' skating, 6-foot-3 defenseman

• Flyers like 'unique' winger Boldy as option for No. 11 overall pick

• Impressive playmaking center Krebs could be there for Flyers at No. 11

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