2013-14 NHL calendar

Updated: April 23, 2014, 8:35 PM ET

Important dates for 2013-14:

Thursday, April 24
Selke Trophy (forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game) nominees announced

Friday, April 25
Vezina Trophy (top goaltender) nominees announced

Monday, April 28
Norris Trophy (top defenseman) nominees announced

Tuesday, April 29
Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award nominees announced

Wednesday, April 30
Masterton Trophy (perseverance and dedication to hockey) nominees announced

Thursday, May 1
Hart Trophy (most valuable player to his team) nominees announced

Friday, May 2
NHL Foundation Player Award (community service) nominees announced

Monday, May 5
Ted Lindsay Award (most outstanding player as voted by the players) nominees announced

Tuesday, May 6
Jack Adams Award (top head coach) nominees announced

May 9-25, 2014
World Championship, Belarus

June 19, 2014
Last possible day of the Stanley Cup finals

June 25-30, 2014
Free-agent interviews window

June 25, 2014
Awards, Las Vegas

June 27-28, 2014
Draft, Philadelphia

July 1, 2014
Free agency begins

July 5, 2014
Deadline for player-elected salary-arbitration notification, 5 p.m. ET

July 6, 2014
Deadline for team-elected salary-arbitration notification, 5 p.m. ET

July 2-Aug. 6, 2014
Arbitration hearings

Salary arbitration hearings held