The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL.
The first NHLAmateurDraft was held on June 5, 1963 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec.
Any amateur player that was 17 years of age and older and was not already sponsored by an NHL club was eligible to be drafted.
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