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2016-17 Key NHL Dates
DATE EVENT
September 4, 2016 World Cup of Hockey Training Camps begin
September 17-20, 2016 Rookie Tournament, Sunrise, Fla.
September 17 - Oct. 1, 2016 World Cup of Hockey, Air Canada Centre, Toronto
September 27, 2016 First Preseason Game
October 13, 2016 First Regular Season Game
September 27, 2016 Heritage Classic: Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets
January 1, 2017 Centennial Classic: Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs
January 2, 2017 Winter Classic: Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues
January 29, 2017 NHL All-Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles
February 18, 2017 Stadium Series: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins
March 1, 2017 Trade Deadline, 3 p.m.