NHL 2013-14 Key Dates

Key dates for the 2013-14 NHL season.

Training Camp Opens – Wednesday, September. 11

Exhibition Games Begin – Friday, September. 13

Regular Season Opens – Tuesday, October. 1

Hall of Fame Game - Friday, November. 8

Christmas Break - December 24 – 26.  2014

World Junior Championship, Malmo, Sweden - December 26 –  January 5, 2014

Winter Classic, Toronto Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings - January 1, 2014

Outdoor Game: Anaheim Ducks vs. Los Angeles Kings - January 25, 2014

Outdoor Game: New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils  - January 26, 2014

Outdoor Game: New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders - January 29, 2014

Olympic break - February 9 – 25, 2014

Outdoor Game: Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks - March 1, 2014

Heritage Classic, Ottawa Senators at Vancouver Canucks - March 2, 2014

Trade Deadline – March 5,  3:00 PM EST

Last day of the regular season – April 13, 2014

Draft lottery- April 15, 2014

Stanley Cup playoffs begin - April 16, 2014

Free agent interviews - June 25-30, 2014

NHL Entry Draft, Philadelphia - June 27-28, 2014

NHL Free Agency - July 1, 2014