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BEARD Hockey Sim Schedule

Last Updated: April 18th, 2023

Games will be simulated Monday through Sunday night each calendar week. No rest days are simmed unless games cannot be simmed on a particular night - all GM's will be informed when and if this takes place.

LINES FILES and WAIVER CLAIMS: Must be submitted by 8pm ET to be actioned prior to a sim night.

SIM UPDATES POSTED: Between 9pm and 11pm ET (there may be some nights this is later, but never earlier).

Important Upcoming Dates

While the following dates are basically set, unforeseen circumstances may cause a delay or change in this schedule. All GMs will be informed if any changes are made to the dates below.

Friday, April 21st: 2023 BEARD HOCKEY PLAYOFFS BEGIN!


Saturday, September 3rd: Dispersal Draft Ends!

Tuesday, September 6th: TRADING OPENS!

Friday, September 9th: Unassigned Free Agency opens (details to come)

Thursday, September 15th: Preseason & Regular Season Schedules Released

Saturday, September 24th: Entry Draft Begins! (4 rounds live, list draft after)

Monday, September 26th: Entry Draft Ends!

Wednesday, September 28th: PRESEASON FILES POSTED ON SITE!

Thursday, September 29th: PRESEASON BEGINS! (4 games per team in 4 nights, w/rest days, no farm games)

Sunday, October 2nd: Preseason Concludes

Monday, October 3rd: Cap Compliant Deadline (8pm ET) - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Tuesday, October 4th through Sunday, October 9th: TEAM PREVIEW WEEK (more to come)

Tuesday, October 11th: REGULAR SEASON BEGINS!

Thursday, November 10th: NO SIM (Rest Day simmed the night prior)

Thursday, November 24th: NO SIM (American Thanksgiving)

Saturday, December 24th & Sunday, December 25th: NO SIM (Christmas Break)

Saturday, December 31st: NO SIM (New Year's Eve - no rest day)

Sunday, January 15th: In-Season UFA Program BEGINS! (11:59pm ET)

TBA: All-Star Break (details to come)

Sunday, March 5th: BEARD Hockey Trade Deadline Day Spectacular (details emailed and on Slack!)

Sunday, April 2nd through Wednesday, April 5th: NO SIM (4 rest days simmed)

Thursday, April 6th (Day 176): SIM (but likely late)
Friday, April 7th (Day 177): SIM (but likely late)
Saturday, April 8th: NO SIM (no rest day)

NOTE: Day 181 and Day 183 are scheduled Rest Days - we will sim through to the next day (no breaks)

Tuesday, April 18th: REGULAR SEASON CONCLUDES! (1 rest day simmed after games simmed)

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