Timeline of
Events
Re-rates (done by ratings
Committee) Will be posted
sometime after the playoffs
have ended and before the
Entry Draft.
Entry Draft-Draft will consist
of 7 rounds with the order
deteremined by a lottery
(non-playoff teams).  The
draft will be on a Saturday and
Sunday.  Teams are
encouraged to attend. (July
25th and 26th, 2010)
Trading
will begin a few weeks before
the draft.
RFA OFFER PERIOD-This is the
period of time when GMs either
tender their group II FA's an
offer, release them, or sign
them to an extension.  See your
NsHLPA Agent for furthur
information/details.
(September 8th)
RFA/UFA Deadline- All
'tendered' Group II  free agents
and all non-tendered Restricted
Free Agents become Group IV
FA's and are available to be bid
on. Compensatory picks for all
UFA's lost will be given at this
time. Teams can begin bidding
on RFA's and UFA's.
*Remember the compensation
necessary for signing an RFA
(see table in Constitution)  This
is very similar to the NHL's JULY
1st DEADLINE-(SEPT 6th)
Arbitration Hearings on all
eligible Group II Free Agents
who's agents select it. ALL RFA
signings/bids and Arbitration
Hearings will last a week
(October 4th)
Pre-season begins-Pre-season
will last two weeks prior to the
start of the regular season.  
Teams rosters are expanded at
this time.  Each team will play 8
games (4 home and 4 away).
Preseason begins NOVEMBER
13th
Regular Season begins
November 29th, 2009.
Playoffs begin after the regular
season has been completed.  
Top 8 teams in each
conference are eligible.
Back to the
beginning
Trading
Allowed
Trade Deadline (80%
Games Completed)
"The elite play here."
2009-2010 7th Season
Summary-Important Dates
-League office will begin operations
September

-Regular Season begins Nov. 29th, 2009
-2010 NsHL Entry Draft- July 24th thru
26th, 2010
Draft site: Toronto, ON 2010!!!
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