- Gentlemen, start your drones: Judge’s ruling opens door for commercial use
- Soldier who hid, bragged about not saluting flag to be punished — in secret
- ‘Maverick’ of the seas: ‘Top Gun’ school for U.S. ship officers to launch
- Putin declares Sochi Paralympics open amid Ukrainian protest
- ‘In Jesus name, we pray’ sparks ire at Ohio council meeting
- Navy’s first laser weapon ready for prime time; drone killer to deploy this summer
- Billionaire backer: Rick Santorum ‘needs to be heard’ in 2016
- Obamacare fallout: 49 percent pessimistic; 45 percent ‘scared’
- DHS accused of holding U.S. citizen at airport, using emails to pry into her sex life
- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
Nov. 8 _ Hockey Hall of Fame game: New Jersey Devils at Toronto Maple Leafs
Nov. 11 _ Hockey Hall of Fame induction, Toronto.
Nov. 12 _ NHL general managers meeting, Toronto.
Nov. 29 _ NHL Thanksgiving Showdown: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins
Dec. 1 _ Signing deadline for Group 2 free agents.
Dec. 19-27 _ Holiday roster freeze.
Dec. 24-26 _ Holiday break.
Dec. 26Jan. 5 _ IIHF World Junior Championship, Malmo, Sweden.
Jan. 1 _ NHL Winter Classic: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.
Jan. 25 _ NHL Stadium Series: Anaheim Ducks vs. Los Angeles Kings at Dodger Stadium.
Jan. 26 _ NHL Stadium Series: New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils at Yankee Stadium.
Jan. 29 _ NHL Stadium Series: New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders at Yankee Stadium.
Feb. 6-8 _ 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.
By Tammy Bruce
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