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ECHL Critical Dates – 2016-17 Season

SEPTEMBER 2016

29 – Training Camp Rosters due to League Office (3 p.m. ET)

30 – Training Camp opens (Members may begin on-ice sessions)

OCTOBER 2016

13 – Opening-Day Rosters due to League Office (3 p.m. ET)

14 – 29th ECHL regular season begins

 

NOVEMBER 2016

1 – Deadline for submission of ECHL Hall of Fame candidates

13 – Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 (3 p.m. ET)

DECEMBER 2016

22 – Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze begins (5 p.m. ET)

24-26 – Christmas Break (no games or practices)

27 – Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze ends (Noon ET)

JANUARY 2017

18 – CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

20 – Jersey Reversal Date

FEBRUARY 2017

15 – Overseas Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

MARCH 2017

8 – Recall/Reassignment Deadline (11:59 p.m. local time)

9 – ECHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

APRIL 2017

7 – Last day to place a Player on Waivers (5 p.m. ET)

8 – Last day of 2016-17 ECHL regular season

10 – Kelly Cup Playoffs rosters due (3 p.m. ET)

12 – 2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs begin

JUNE 2017

1 – Protected Lists due (3 p.m. ET)

13 – Future Considerations Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

15 – Season-Ending Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)

16 – First day to sign Players for the 2017-18 season

30 – Qualifying Offers due to Players for the 2017-18 season (11:59 p.m. ET)