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Critical Dates - 2023-24 Season

Monday, September 18th
Critical Dates - 2023-24 Season

 October 2023

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

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

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

19       ECHL regular season begins       

November 2023

18        Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 (by 3 p.m. ET) - Florida, Iowa, Orlando and Rapid City

19        Active Rosters cut down from 21 to 20 (by 3 p.m. ET) - all other teams

December 2023

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

24-26  Christmas Break (no games)

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

January 2024

15    2024 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic (Savannah, Georgia)

16-18  All-Star Break

19    Jersey Reversal Date

February 2024

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

March 2024

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

21    ECHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

April 2024

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

14        Last day of 2023-24 ECHL regular season

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

17        2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs begin

June 2024

  8        Protected Lists due (3 p.m. ET)

20        Future Considerations Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)

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

23         First day to sign contracts for 2024-25 Season

July 2024

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

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

August 2024

   8      Restricted Free Agency ends

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