2010-11 NHL calendar

Here are some of the important dates for the 2010-11 NHL season:

Apr. 13
Stanley Cup playoffs begin

May 29-June 4
NHL Combine

June 18
Last possible date for NHL playoff game

June 22
NHL awards ceremony, Las Vegas

June 24-25
NHL draft, St. Paul, Minn.

July 1
Free-agency period begins