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Key dates for Bolts off-season

May 9: Start of IIHF World Championships in Belarus; gold-medal game set for May 25.

May 25-31: NHL draft combine in Toronto

June 18: Last possible date for Stanley Cup Final

June 25: NHL Awards show in Las Vegas

June 27-28: NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia

July 1: Start of free agency at noon

July 1-6: Lightning development camp

July 5: Deadline for player-elected arbitration filing

July 6: Deadline for club-elected arbitration filing

July 20: Start of scheduled arbitration hearings

Aug.: Deadline for arbitration hearing decisions

Sept. TBD: Lightning open training camp

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