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Important Dates

2021-22 USHL Important Dates

August 5th – All teams must submit their 30-man protected list and affiliate list

September 1st - USHL Training Camps Open. First day IR can be utilized

September 20th - Teams must make necessary drops by 12PM CT to get to their 25-man protected list

September 21st - Roster adds by 12PM CT (excluding trades) do not count towards roster moves limit

September 23rd-26th - Regular Season begins at the 2021 USHL Fall Classic in Pittsburgh, PA

October 12th – Team carrying five (5) 2000-born players must drop one by 6PM CT

December 3rd-5th - American Cup in Rochester, NY

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

January 10th – Final day for Hockey Canada teams to release a player from the roster

January 28th-30th - Frosty Cup in Dallas, TX

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 – Four (4) affiliate players may begin to play an unlimited number of games

February 28th – USHL Trade Deadline (6:00PM Central)

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

April 23rd – End of Regular Season

May 2nd – USHL Phase I Draft

May 3rd – USHL Phase II Draft

May 25th – Last possible game for Clark Cup Final