Fingers Crossed: NHL Fans -- Memorize These Dates!

Hockey Jul 09, 2020

Fingers crossed!

Here's the latest update on key dates for the remainder of the 2019-20 season and prospects for the 2020-21 calendar, according to TSN's Frank Seravalli:

  • July 13 – Team training camps officially begin for resumption of 2019-20 season
  • July 26 -- All teams travel to hub cities
  • August 1 -- Start of qualifying round
  • August 10-12 -- Phase 2 of draft lottery
  • September 20 -- Stanley Cup Finals begin
  • October 2 -- Last possible date for Stanley Cup Final game (without conflict with next season)
  • October 6 -- NHL Draft
  • October 9 – (approximately seven days after the Stanley Cup Finals conclude) -- Free agency opens
  • November 17 – Team training camps officially begin for 2020-21 season
  • December 1 -- Opening Day of the 2020-21 regular season

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