Sunday, September 16, 2007

2007-08 critical dates

September
13 - Opening Day of NHL training camp
13 - Preseason schedule begins
17 - Kraft Hockeyville Game, North Bay, Ontario
29-30 - Regular season opens in London, England

October
3 - Season begins in North America

November
10 - Hockey Hall of Fame Game (Rangers @ Leafs)
12 - Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Toronto)

December
1 - Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents
19-27 - Holiday Roster Freeze in effect
26 - IIHF World U20 Championship begins in Czech Republic

January
20 - NBC coverage begins
26 - NHL Super Skills Competition
27 - NHL All-Star Game (Atlanta)

February
9 - CBC’s Hockey Day in Canada
15-17 - Hockey Weekend Across America
26 - Trade deadline 3 p.m., ET

April
6 - Last day of 2007-08 regular season
9 - Stanley Cup Playoffs begin
10-12 - NCAA Frozen Four (Denver)
13-23 - IIHF U18 World Championship (Russia)

May
2-18 - IIHF World Championship (Quebec & Halifax)

June
9 - Last possible day for 2008 Stanley Cup Final
12 - NHL Awards show (Toronto)
15 - Deadline for first club-elected salary arbitration
20 - NHL Entry Draft (Ottawa)

July
1 - Free Agency period begins
5 - Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration
6 - Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration
10 - Deadline for eligible players to elect Group 5 free agency

6 Comments:

At 9:05 AM, September 17, 2007, Blogger Chemmy said...

January
20 - NBC coverage begins


Crap. Their coverage sucks.

 
At 10:04 AM, September 17, 2007, Anonymous jamiebez said...

Anyone know what the difference is between the 2 club elected salary arbitraton dates is? (June 15 and July 6)

 
At 10:15 AM, September 17, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

January 1 - Pittsburgh at Buffalo for the outdoor game at Ralph Wilson Stadium. I think they're calling it the Ice Bowl.

 
At 10:58 AM, September 17, 2007, Blogger Chemmy said...

Anonymous, I'm assuming James will add that when it's formally announced.

I wish I could go to that. :(

 
At 11:30 AM, September 17, 2007, Blogger Darrell said...

I thought NBC was going to cover the ice bowl game on January 1st?

 
At 6:17 PM, September 17, 2007, Blogger teebs said...

created a google calendar

http://www.google.com/calendar/render?cid=07nt0uf8ursvn6p12b3u9bdeu0%40group.calendar.google.com

 

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