2005-06 ECHL Critical Dates

2005-2006 ECHL Critical Dates

July 2
Current Playing Season Begins

October 6
Players report
Training Camp rosters due, 3 p.m. ET

October 7
On-Ice training camp sessions may begin

October 12
Preseason schedule begins

October 19
Opening-Day rosters due, 3 p.m. ET

October 21
18th ECHL SEASON BEGINS

December 21-27
Holiday roster freeze in effect. For all players on an ECHL roster as of 5 p.m. ET, Dec. 21, a roster freeze shall apply through 9 a.m. ET, Dec. 27, with respect to waivers, trades and any other player assignments. Players may be called up to the American Hockey League or reassigned by teams in the AHL or the NHL.

January 24-26
ECHL All-Star break

January 24
ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Bud Light, 7 p.m. PT (Save Mart Center, Fresno)

January 25
ECHL All-Star Game presented by Bud Light, 7 p.m. PT (Save Mart Center, Fresno)

January 27
ECHL regular season resumes
Home teams begin wearing road jerseys from first half of season
Road teams begin wearing home jerseys from first half of season

February 6
Overseas deadline, 5 p.m. ET

March 8
Recall/Assignment deadline

March 13
AHL Clear-Day List

March 15
Trade deadline, 3 p.m. ET

April 5
Kelly Cup Playoffs amateur eligibility deadline, 5 p.m. ET

April 10
Kelly Cup Playoffs roster deadline, 3 p.m. ET

April 11
Kelly Cup Playoffs begin