July 20-Aug. 4 — Salary arbitration hearings held.
Aug. 6 — Deadline for salary arbitration decisions.
Sept. 21-23 — China Games: Los Angeles vs. Vancouver, at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and LeSports Center in Beijing.
Oct. 4 — Regular season begins.
Nov. 10-11 — Global Series: Colorado vs. Ottawa, at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm.
Nov. 10-13 — Hockey Hall of Fame Induction , Toronto.
Dec. 16 — NHL100 Classic: Montreal at Ottawa Senators, at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa.
Jan. 1, 2018 — Winter Classic: New York Rangers at Buffalo, at Citi Field, New York.
Jan. 27-28 — All-Star Weekend, Tampa Bay, Fla.
March 3 — Stadium Series: Toronto at Washington, at United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.