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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