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The 2016–17 NHL season will be the 100th season of operation (99th season of play) of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Thirty teams will compete in 82-game regular season from October 12, 2016 to April 9, 2017.

The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs will then begin on April 12th and last until mid-June.

League Business

Salary Cap

Rule Changes

Media Rights

The national broadcast rights will remain with NBC Sports (in the United States) and Sportsnet (in Canada) under long-term contracts signed in previous seasons.

Coaching Changes

Arena Changes

Regular Season

Heritage Classic

Centennial Classic and Winter Classic

Stadium Series

All-Star Game