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Critical Dates - 2020-21 Season

Tuesday, November 10th
Critical Dates - 2020-21 Season

 November 2020

26        Players may report to Training Camp for team meetings, registration, physicals, etc. (*Only for teams beginning Season on Dec. 11)

27        Training Camp opens, Members may begin on-ice sessions (*Only for teams beginning Season on Dec. 11)

December 2020

9          Opening Day Rosters due to League Office (3:00 pm ET) *For teams beginning Season on Dec. 11th

11        72-game regular season begins for 13 teams

January 2021

2          Overseas Deadline (3:00 pm ET)

10        Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 for teams who started Season on Dec. 11 (by 3:00 pm ET)

April 2021

2          Jersey Reversal Date

21    Recall/Assignment Deadline (11:59 pm local time); refer to ECHL Playing Rule 2(c)

22    ECHL Trade Deadline (3:00 pm ET)

June 2021

4          Last day to place a Player on Waivers (5:00 pm ET)

5          Last day of 2020-2021 ECHL Regular Season

7          Submission of Playoff Rosters due (3:00 pm ET)

7          2021 Kelly Cup Playoffs begin

July 2021

1          Protected Lists due (3:00 pm ET)

5          Future Considerations Trade Deadline (3:00 pm ET)

8          Season Ending Rosters due (3:00 pm ET)

9          First day for Players to sign contracts for 2021-22 Season

23        Qualifying Offers due to Players for 2021-22 Season (11:59 pm ET)

August 2021

9          Qualifying Offers expire automatically (11:59pm ET)

16        Restricted Free Agency Ends (11:59pm ET)

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