On the 25th and 26th of May, Chelyabinsk hosts the Kontinental Hockey League Junior Draft, the third in the the short history of the KHL, at which the League’s clubs gather to take part in the draw for the rights to sign contracts with the graduates of Russian hockey schools and the finest young players from Russia, Europe and North America.
The Draft program is spread across two days. On the 25th the participating players undergo medical tests, then take part in a training session, and then form into two teams for an exhibition match (starting at 19:00 local time). On the 26th the draw takes place (16:00) and at 17:00 is the Draft ceremony itself.
The Kontinental Hockey League is now accepting applications for media accreditation for the KHL Junior Draft 2012. Applications for accreditation must be sent to the KHL press service by 14:00 on May 24th by email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Accreditation cards for media representatives will be issued from 17:00 to 19:00 on May 25th and from 14:00 to 16:00 on May 26th at the Arena Traktor Administration entrance.