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Here's how to watch the NHL entry draft Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25.

The 2014 NHL draft saw the beginning of the "Snip Show." What will the Red Wings do this year?
The 2014 NHL draft saw the beginning of the "Snip Show." What will the Red Wings do this year?
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The weekend Red Wings fans have been waiting for is finally here. Will Detroit stay at 16th? Will they try to move up if one of the top prospects begins to drop? Will they trade down? Will the Red Wings still own the Pavel Datsyuk cap hit on Sunday? Here's how to tune in and find out.

What: NHL 2016 Entry Draft

Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY

When: Round 1 - tonight, Friday, June 24 7:00pm ET; Rounds 2-7 - tomorrow, Saturday, June 25, starting at 10am ET

How to watch Round 1 (coverage starts at 6:30 PM ET)

Television: NBCSN

Online Stream: NBCsports.com / NBC Sports App

How to watch Rounds 2 - 7

Television: NHL Network

Online Stream: NHL.com

What to watch for:

The Red Wings have a wide variety of options for their draft picks this weekend. In case you missed them, here are some articles from our draft coverage:

Detroit's picks, whom they might take, and trade possibilities

What players have been taken at 16th overall in the past 20 years

Draft order for every pick (as of now)

SB Nation's 2016 NHL Draft Tracker

This tracker will run live throughout the draft, so come back here if you can't watch on TV or the online stream.