The regular season will get a late start on Oct. 12 due to the World Cup of Hockey and end on April 9. In all, 1,230 games will be played, and each team will get a bye week during the year. The Christmas break will run from Dec. 24-26. The 2017 trade deadline will be 3 p.m. ET on February 28, per Cap Friendly.
Here are some dates of note on the 2016-17 NHL calendar.
Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators, Oct. 12
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