NHL Calendar

Feb. 9 – Olympic break begins.

Feb. 12 – Olympic men’s hockey tournament begins: Sochi, Russia.

Feb. 23 – Olympic men’s hockey gold-medal game: Sochi, Russia.

Feb. 26 – NHL regular season resumes.

March 1 – NHL Stadium Series: Pittsburgh Penguins at Chicago Blackhawks, Soldier Field.

March 5 – Trade deadline, 3 p.m., EST.

March 10-12 – NHL general managers meeting, Boca Raton, Fla.

April 13 – Last day of regular season.

April 16 – Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

May 25-31 – NHL combine, Toronto.

June 18 – Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals.

June 25 – NHL awards, Las Vegas.

June 27-28 – NHL draft, Philadelphia.

July 1 – Free agency begins.

July 5 – Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration notification.

July 6 – Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration notification.

July 20-Aug. 6 – Salary arbitration hearings held.

Aug. 8 – Deadline for salary arbitration decisions.