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Important dates for the 2016/17 NHL season

So here’s my second annual list of dates i think are important/highly anticipated for the 2016/17 NHL season. I’ll be updating this list throughout the season and also feel free to add anything you think i forgot!! I also included hockey things that aren’t NHL with a * beside it.

-List of every teams regular season schedule here

-World Cup Of Hockey, Sepember 17th-October 1st

-*OHL regular season start, September 21st

-*QMJHL regular season start, September 22nd

-*USA hockey all american top prospects game, September 22nd

-*WHL regular season start, September 23rd

-NHL preseason, September 26th-October 9th

-*NWHL season start, October 7th

-*AHL season start, October 12th

-NHL season start, October 12th

-Auston Matthews (expected) NHL debut, October 12th

-Battle of Ontario (1st out of four games), October 12th

-Battle of Alberta (1st out of four games), October 12th

-Stanley cup banner raising, October 13th

-Crosby vs Ovechkin, October 13th

-Patrik Laine (expected) NHL debut, October 13th

-*CWHL season start, October 15th

-McDavid vs Eichel, October 16th

-Laine vs Matthews, October 19th 

-Stanley Cup final rematch (Sharks vs Penguins), October 20th

-Heritage classic (Oilers vs Jets), October 23rd

-Battle of Pennsylvania (1st out of four games), October 29th

-WCF rematch (Sharks vs Blues), November 3rd

-*CHL/Russia super series, November 7th-17th

-ECF rematch (Penguins vs Lightning), December 10th

-NHL holiday break, December 24th-26th

-*IIHF world juniors, December 26th-January 5th

-NHL centennial classic (Wings vs Leafs), January 1st

-Winter Classic (Hawks vs Blues), January 2nd

-*KHL all star gamne, January 8th

-Taylor Hall back in Edmonton, January 11th

-*CHL top prospects game, January 26th

-NHL all star weekend, January 28th-29th

-*AHL all star classic, January 28th-30th

-Stadium series (Penguins vs Flyers), February 25th

-NHL trade deadline, March 1st

-PK Subban back in Montreal, March 2nd

-*2017 NCAA frozen four, April 6th-8th

-NHL regular season end, April 9th

-*AHL regular season end, April 10th

-*IIHF U18s, April 13th-23rd

-*IIHF world championships, May 5th-23rd

-*2017 memorial cup playoffs, May 19th-28th

-NHL expansion draft, June 21st

-NHL entry draft, June 23rd-24th

Important dates in the 2015-16 NHL season

I thought I would make this list so you could remember these dates or something, feel free to add any dates that you think are important! I will be updating through the season so watch out for that. This also includes some very hyped events.
Also * signifies that it’s not NHL but it’s still hockey so that’s cool.

-NHL regular season starts October 7th 

 -List of every teams home opener here

-List of every teams regular season schedule here

-Stanley cup banner raising, October 7th at the United center.

-Connor McDavid’s NHL debut, October 8th

-Jack Eichel’s NHL debut, October 8th

-Babcock is back in Detroit, October 9th

-Battle of Ontario, October 10th (first out of four games)

-*NWHL regular season starts, October 11th

-Battle of Alberta, October 17th (first out of five games)

-Brandon Saad is back in Chicago, October 17th

-Rematch of the Stanley cup final, Tampa Bay vs The Chicago Blackhawks, October 24th

-Rematch of the western conference finals, Anaheim Ducks vs the Chicago Blackhawks, October 26th

-Bylsma back in Pittsburgh, October 29th

-Phil Kessel is back in Toronto, October 31st

-Crosby vs McDavid, November 6th

-Rematch of the Eastern conference finals, Tampa Bay Lightning vs The New York Rangers, November 19th

-NHL thanksgiving showdown, New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins, November 27th

-Battle of New York, December 2nd (first of four games) 

 -McDavid vs Eichel, December 6th

 -Holiday Break, December 23rd-26th 

-*World Juniors, December 26th-January 5th in Helsinki Finland

 -Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens, Winter Classic, January 1st 2016

-Battle of Pennsylvania, January 21st (first of four games)

-*CHL top prospects game, January 28th 

 -All-star weekend, January 28th-February 1st 

-*AHL all-star classic, January 31st-Febuary 1st

-Chicago Blackhawks vs Minnesota Wild, Stadium Series, February 21st

 -Detroit Red Wings vs Colorado Avalanche stadium series, February 27th

 -NHL trade deadline, February 29th 

-*NCAA Frozen four, April 7th-9th

 -Last Day of the NHL regular season, April 9th

 -*U18 IIHF championship, April 14-24th 

-*IIHF world championships, May 6th-22nd

 -*Memorial Cup, May 20th-29th

-NHL entry draft, June 24th-25th

-*World cup of hockey, September 17th-October 1st 2016