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2015 NHL All-Star Draft live stream: Time, TV schedule, players and how to watch online

Everything you need to know about the 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft, along with television information, draft format, rules, and players available for selection.

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The National Hockey League will kick off the 2015 All-Star Game festivities tonight at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, which will finalize the rosters competing in the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition and All-Star Game this weekend. Television information, draft format, rules, players available for selection, and everything else can be found down below in our fantasy draft preview.

Where to watch:

For those of you not attending the festivities live in Columbus, the draft will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network, Sportsnet, and TVA Sports starting at 8:00 p.m. ET. If you are unable to access a television, there will also be streaming coverage available on NHL.com starting at 8:00 p.m. ET, and running the entire duration of the event.

Draft format and rules:

  • 42 NHL All-Stars and six rookies will be available for selection. Each team will consist of 12 forwards, six defensemen, and three goaltenders.
  • Picking the team for Team Foligno will be Captain Nick Foligno (CBJ), along with Assistant Captains Drew Doughty (LAK) and Patrick Kane (CHI). Team Toews will consist of Captain Jonathan Toews (CHI), along with Assistant Captains Ryan Getzlaf (ANA) and Rick Nash (NYR).
  • A puck flip will be conducted at the start of the draft to determine the first overall selection, and each team will alternate picks to select the 36 remaining All-Stars.
  • Each team's three goaltenders must be selected by the end of Round 10, and each team's six defensemen must also be selected by the end of Round 15. One trade will be allowed per team.
  • The six rookies participating in the 2015 NHL All-Star Skills Competition will be divided into two groups of three. After Round 11, another puck flip will be conducted to determine which team will select their three rookies.

Players available for selection:

Forwards:
Player Name Position NHL Team
Zemgus Girgensons (starter) C Buffalo Sabres
Patrice Bergeron C Boston Bruins
Bobby Ryan RW Ottawa Senators
Claude Giroux C Philadelphia Flyers
Ryan Johansen C Columbus Blue Jackets
Jakub Voracek RW Philadelphia Flyers
Tyler Seguin C Dallas Stars
Valdimir Tarasenko RW St. Louis Blues
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C Edmonton Oilers
Steve Stamkos C Tampa Bay Lightning
Anze Kopitar C Los Angeles Kings
Tyler Johnson C Tampa Bay Lightning
Filip Forsberg C Nashville Predators
Phil Kessel RW Toronto Maple Leafs
Patrik Elias C New Jersey Devils
Radim Vrbata RW Vancouver Canucks
John Tavares C New York Islanders
Alex Ovechkin LW Washington Capitals
Johnny Gaudreau LW Calgary Flames
Defense:
Duncan Keith (starter) Chicago Blackhawks
Brent Seabrook (starter) Chicago Blackhawks
Oliver Ekman-Larsson Arizona Coyotes
Ryan Suter Minnesota Wild
Mark Giordano Calgary Flames
Shea Weber Nashville Predators
Justin Faulk Carolina Hurricanes
Brent Burns San Jose Sharks
Kevin Shattenkirk St. Louis Blues
Dustin Byfuglien Winnipeg Jets
Aaron Ekblad Florida Panthers

Goalies:
Corey Crawford (starter) Chicago Blackhawks
Roberto Luongo Florida Panthers
Marc-Andre Fleury Pittsburgh Penguins
Carey Price Montreal Canadiens
Brian Elliott St. Louis Blues
Jaroslav Halak New York Islanders


Be sure to join us for our open thread starting tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.