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)