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Critical Dates - 2021-22 Season

Wednesday, September 15th
Critical Dates - 2021-22 Season

 October 2021

  7      Players may report to Training Camp for team meetings, registration, physicals, etc.

  8      Training Camp opens, Members may begin on-ice sessions 

20      Season-Opening Rosters due to League Office (3 p.m. ET)

21       First game of 2021-22 ECHL season (Newfoundland at Trois-Riviéres)

22       ECHL regular season begins       

November 2021

20        Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 (by 3 p.m. ET, Newfoundland and Trois-Riviéres)

21        Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 (by 3 p.m. ET, remaining 25 ECHL Teams)

December 2021

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

23-25  Christmas Break (no games)

26         Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze ends (12 p.m. ET)

January 2022

17    2022 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic (Jacksonville, Florida)

18-20  All-Star Break (no games)

21    Jersey Reversal Date

February 2022

15       Overseas Deadline (3 p.m. ET) & IIHF Transfer Deadline (6 p.m. ET)

March 2022

30    Recall/Assignment Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)

31    ECHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

April 2022

15        Last day to place Player on Waivers (5 p.m. ET)

17        Last day of 2021-22 ECHL regular season

18        Submission of Playoff Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)

20        Kelly Cup Playoffs begin

June 2022

  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 contracts for 2022-23 Season

30        Qualifying Offers due to Players (11:59 p.m. ET)

July 2022

  1       Start of 2022-23 Playing Season

15       Qualifying Offer Acceptance Period ends (11:59 p.m. ET)

August 2022

   1      Restricted Free Agency ends

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