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2013 NHL Schedule: Regular Season to End in Late April, Playoffs Late June

Details are dribbling out slowly but surely as the NHL continues to work on their schedule for 2013.

Sportsnet's John Shannon provides the latest details via Twitter:

NHL Regular Season to start Jan 19, ends April 27. SC Playoffs start May 1, could go as long as June 28. #notjuly

This is an important point, because as teams in warmer climates drive deep into the playoffs, ice conditions can become more of a concern as you get into the sweltering heat of summer.