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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.