Oct. 6 - Regular season begins.
Oct. 7, 8 - NHL Premiere Games in Stockholm, Berlin, and Helsinki, Finland (featuring the New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks).
Nov. 5 - Hall of Fame game, Boston at Toronto.
Jan. 26-30 - All-Star break.
Jan. 29 - All-Star game, Ottawa.
April 7 - Regular season ends.