January 8
Brad May traded to Maple Leafs for a Conditional 6th Round Pick

November 12
Brian Burke Relieved of His Duties as Ducks GM

September 21
Now He's Your Problem: Sharks Add John Ferguson Jr. to Scouting Staff

September 20
Back in time for the Hockey Season!

September 3
Stephane Yelle Signs 1 Year Deal in Boston

September 2
Pat Quinn to Coach Canadian World Junoirs

September 2
Bryan McCabe and 4th Round Pick Shipped to Florida For Mike Van Ryn

August 29
Meszaros Traded to Tampa For Kuba, Picard and a First Round Pick

August 28
16 year Veteran, Stu Barnes, Retires. Joins Stars Coaching Staff

August 27
Sharks Sign Vlasic to a 4 Year Contract Extension

August 27
Sakic Signs One Year Deal With Colorado

August 22
Blue Jackets Draft Pick, Stefan Legein, Announces retirement at 20 years old

August 11
Islanders Name Scott Gordon Head Coach

August 11
Kings Sign 1st Round Drew Doughty to a 3 Year Entry Level Contract

August 8
Jeff O'Neill Invited to Try-out At Hurricanes Camp

July 31
Scotty Bowman joins Blackhawks.

July 31
Oilers Promote Lowe, Hire Tambellini as GM.

July 30
Tampa Bay Lightning sign Steve Stamkos to a 3 year entry-level deal.

July 28, 2008: Florida Panthers & Jay Bouwmeester
Florida Panthers agree to terms on a one year - $4.875 million contract with defenceman Jay Bouwmeester this Monday.

Hockey Again Soon
First preseason game is Sept 22, 2008

Season Opener
Season opens October 4th 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden, New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning and in Prague, Czech Republic, Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators.

All-Star Action
All-Star game: Jan 24-25, 2009

Teams Will Be Set
NHL Trade Deadline: Feb 26, 2009

Season End Date
Season Ends: April 12, 2009

Playoffs Start Date
Playoffs Begin: April 15, 2009

Next Years Drafting
2009 NHL Draft is June 25-26, 2009