Prospect Zack Kassian stops to sign a few autographs for fans on the concourse
An Islanders fan shows his anticipation for the draft. Note the three names hanging from slabs of tape on the back - Tavares, Hedman, Duchene.
Things are starting to pick up on the floor. Teams are filing in, fans are piling up in the upper deck and open seats in the press section are starting to slim down.
Photo ops with the Stanley Cup available downstairs
A few hours from now and this area will be swarmed with people looking to interview Pittsburgh's draft pick.