The marathon bargaining session to end the lockout was just the beginning.
In the week since the bleary-eyed combatants declared a truce, the NHL has been in full scramble mode.
Teams opened quickie training camps on Sunday, and a compacted 48-game regular season begins next Saturday.
The revamped schedule also includes a new trade deadline, a late start to the playoffs, a new draft day, and much more.
Here's a look at the revised hockey calendar for 2013.
Photo: Ilya Kovalchuk is on his way back from Russia to New Jersey (Paul Bereswill/Getty Images).