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Important Dates

2019-20 USHL Important Dates


July 9th – All teams must submit their 30-man protected list and affiliate list

September 1st – First day IR can be utilized and USA Hockey Protected Lists published

September 3rd – USHL camps open

September 23rd - Teams must make necessary drops by 12PM CT to get to their 23-man protected list

September 24th - Roster adds by 12PM CT (excluding trades) do not count towards roster moves limit

September 24th - All roster moves after 12PM CT begin to count towards roster moves limit

September 26th – 29th – Regular Season begins at the 2019 USHL Fall Classic in Pittsburgh, PA

October 4th – First home and away games scheduled

October 21st – Team carrying five (5) 1999-born players must drop one by 6PM CT

December 31st – Last day to add free agent non-affiliate players playing high school or midget hockey

January 1st – 3rd – USHL Frosty Cup in Dallas, TX

January 10th – Final day to add or trade for a Canadian who is not playing within USA Hockey

January 20th – 2020 BioSteel All-American Game in Plymouth, MI

January 31st – Final day for IIHF to process a transfer

February 6th – USA Hockey Trade and Drop Deadline.  Final day to drop or trade an import.

February 10th – Final day to add player from affiliate list to roster

February 15th – Six (6) affiliate players may begin to play an unlimited number of games

February 24th – USHL Trade Deadline (6:00PM Central)

March 1st – No affiliate list players are eligible to play until their season has been completed

April 18th – End of USHL Regular Season

May 4th – USHL Phase I Draft

May 5th – USHL Phase II Draft

May 19th – Last possible game for Clark Cup Final