NHL Calendar

Updated: September 18, 2013, 9:01 AM ET
Associated Press

Sept. 30 -- Opening day playing rosters set at 3 p.m. EDT.

Oct. 1 -- NHL regular season begins.

Nov. 8 -- Hockey Hall of Fame Game: New Jersey Devils at Toronto Maple Leafs

Nov. 11 -- Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Toronto.

Nov. 12 -- NHL general managers meeting, Toronto.

Nov. 29 -- NHL Thanksgiving Showdown: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins

Dec. 1 -- Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents.

Dec. 19-27 -- Holiday roster freeze.

Dec. 24-26 -- Holiday break.

Dec. 26Jan. 5 -- IIHF World Junior Championship, Malmo, Sweden.

Jan. 1 -- NHL Winter Classic: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.

Jan. 25 -- NHL Stadium Series: Anaheim Ducks vs. Los Angeles Kings at Dodger Stadium.

Jan. 26 -- NHL Stadium Series: New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils at Yankee Stadium.

Jan. 29 -- NHL Stadium Series: New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders at Yankee Stadium.

Feb. 6-8 -- Olympic break begins.

Feb. 12 -- Olympic men?s hockey tournament begins: Sochi, Russia.

Feb. 23 -- Olympic men?s hockey gold-medal game: Sochi, Russia.

Feb. 26 -- NHL regular season resumes.

March 1 -- NHL Stadium Series: Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks, Soldier Field.

March 5 -- Trade deadline, 3 p.m., EST.

March 10-12 -- NHL general managers meeting, Boca Raton, Fla.

April 13 -- Last day of regular season.

April 16 -- Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

May 25-31 -- NHL Combine, Toronto.

June 18 -- Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals.

June 25 -- NHL awards, Las Vegas.

June 27-28 -- NHL Draft, Philadelphia, Pa.

July 1 -- Free agency begins.

July 5 -- Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration notification.

July 6 -- Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration notification.

July 20Aug. 6 -- Salary arbitration hearings held.

Aug. 8 -- Deadline for salary arbitration decisions to be rendered


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