2005-06 ECHL Critical Dates

OCTOBER
19 Opening-Day rosters due,3 p.m. ET
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 or reassigned by AHL or NHL teams.

JANUARY
24-26 ECHL All-Star break
24 ECHL Skills Competition, 7 p.m. PT (Save Mart Center, Fresno)
25 ECHL All-Star Game, 7 p.m. PT (Save Mart Center, Fresno)
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
13 AHL Clear-Day List
15 Trade deadline, 3 p.m. ET

APRIL
5 Playoffs amateur deadline, 5 p.m. ET
10 Playoffs roster deadline, 3 p.m. ET
11 Kelly Cup Playoffs begin