ECHL Critical Dates – 2017-18 season

SEPTEMBER 2017

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

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

 

OCTOBER 2017

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

13 – 30th ECHL regular season begins

 

NOVEMBER 2017

1 – Deadline for submission of ECHL Hall of Fame candidates

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

 

DECEMBER 2017

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 2018

15 – CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic (Indianapolis, Ind.)

19 – Jersey Reversal Date

 

FEBRUARY 2018

15 – Overseas Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

 

MARCH 2018

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

8 – ECHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

 

APRIL 2018

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

8 – Last day of 2017-18 ECHL regular season

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

11 – 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs begin

 

JUNE 2018

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 2018-19 season

30 – Qualifying Offers due to Players for the 2018-19 season (11:59 p.m. ET)