Created: 12/01/2015 9:23 AM WNYT.com
By The Associated Press
Dec. 1 β Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents, 5 p.m. EST.
Dec. 7-8 β Board of governors meetings at Pebble Beach, Calif.
Dec. 17 β U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction at Boston.
Dec. 19-27 β Holiday roster freeze.
Dec. 23-25 β Holiday break, no scheduled practices.
Jan. 1 β Winter Classic: Montreal at Boston (Foxborough, Mass.)
Jan. 12 β USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Omaha, Neb.
Jan. 28 β CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jan. 28-Feb. 1 β NHL All-Star break.
Jan. 30 β All-Star skills competition at Nashville, Tenn.
Jan. 31, 2016 β All-Star Game at Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 29 β Trade deadline, 3 p.m. EST
March 1 β Deadline for national associations to announce minimum 16-player rosters for 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
March 14-16 β General managers meetings, Boca Raton, Fla.
April 9 β Final day of regular season.
April 13 β Playoffs begin.
May 29-June 4 β NHL rookie combine at Buffalo, N.Y.
June 24-25 β NHL draft at Buffalo, N.Y.
July 1 β Free agency opens, noon EDT.
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