Oct. 4-5 - NHL Premiere. Ottawa Senators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at Stockholm, Sweden; New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at Prague, Czech Republic.
Oct. 9 - 2008-09 NHL regular season begins in North America.
Nov. 8 - Hockey Hall of Fame Game, Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs.
Nov. 10. - Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Toronto.
Dec. 1 - Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents.
Dec. 19-27 - Holiday roster freeze in effect. No waivers, trades and loans permitted.
Dec. 26-Jan. 5 - IIHF World Under 20 Championship, Ottawa.
Jan. 1 - NHL Winter Classic 2009. Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks, Wrigley Field, Chicago.
Jan 22-26 - All-Star break.
Jan. 24 - NHL SuperSkills Competition, Montreal.
Jan. 25 - NHL All-Star Game, Montreal.
March 3 - Trade deadline, 3 p.m. EST.
April 9-19 - IIHF Under 18 World Championship, Fargo, N.D., and Moorhead, Minn.
April 12 - Last day of 2008-09 regular season.
April 15 - Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.
April 24-May 10 - IIHF World Championship, Switzerland.
May 25-30 - NHL Combine, Toronto.
tanley Cup finals.
June 26-27 - NHL draft, Montreal.
July 1 - Free agency signing period begins.
July 5 - Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration.
July 6 - Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration.
July 10 - Deadline for eligible players to elect Group 5 free agency.
July 20-Aug. 4 - Salary arbitration hearings held.
Aug. 6 - Deadline for salary arbitration decisions to be rendered.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Sharks vs. Preds Game 4 Total Pick Will the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators continue to flirt with the over when they meet in Game 4 tonight at 9PM...
Thumbnail Will host Nashville even it up vs. San Jose? San Jose certainly didn’t resemble the NHL’s best road team on Tuesday. Nonetheless, it gets another chance to take a commanding 3-1 series over...
Thumbnail Can Stars take a stand against Blues tonight? Dallas isn’t meeting its usual standard of excellence on the power play. As a result, the Western Conference’s top seed could be living on the edge by...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Penguins Game 4 Pick The Washington Capitals hope to even up their series with the Pittsburgh Penguins when they meet tonight...
Thumbnail Can Blues' Tarasenko bust out vs. Stars? On the heels of their first victory in second-round action since 2002, the Blues hope to keep the momentum going in tonight’s pivotal Game 3 against the...
More inNHL Articles  

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Sharks vs. Preds Game 4 Total Pick Will the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators continue to flirt with the over when they meet in Game 4 tonight at 9PM...
Thumbnail Will host Nashville even it up vs. San Jose? San Jose certainly didn’t resemble the NHL’s best road team on Tuesday. Nonetheless, it gets another chance to take a commanding 3-1 series over...
Thumbnail Can Stars take a stand against Blues tonight? Dallas isn’t meeting its usual standard of excellence on the power play. As a result, the Western Conference’s top seed could be living on the edge by...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Penguins Game 4 Pick The Washington Capitals hope to even up their series with the Pittsburgh Penguins when they meet tonight...
Thumbnail Can Blues' Tarasenko bust out vs. Stars? On the heels of their first victory in second-round action since 2002, the Blues hope to keep the momentum going in tonight’s pivotal Game 3 against the...
More inNHL Articles  

NHL Team Pages