Media Releases

Electronic Arts, NHL and NHLPA extend multi-year deal

By: EA Sports Media Release

The new agreement will allow EA SPORTS™ to continue to bring their games to millions of players worldwide for years to come.

November 5, 2020

22nd annual Hockey Fights Cancer initiative underway

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The campaign that has been uniting the hockey community in support of people impacted by cancer and their families since 1998, is underway this month of November.

November 2, 2020

EA Sports Launches NHL 21 Video Game

By: EA Sports Media Release

Extensive Improvements in Gameplay with Innovative Moves on Both Sides of the Puck Give Players More Ways to Show off Their Skills.

October 16, 2020

2020 Salary Arbitration schedule

By: NHLPA Media Release

Salary Arbitration hearings will be held from Oct. 20 to Nov. 8, 2020.

October 13, 2020

26 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) has announced the 26 players who have elected Salary Arbitration.

October 10, 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce target date for 2020-21 season

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that they will target Jan. 1 for the start of the 2020-21 regular season.

October 6, 2020

Norqain Celebrates NHLPA Partnership With Limited Edition Launch

By: NHLPA/Norqain Media Release

The new Adventure Sport Chrono NHLPA Limited Edition is limited to 500 pieces and features unique design details.

October 1, 2020

NHL announces protocol for off-season training

By: NHL media release

The NHL has announced the Protocol for Off-Season Training ahead of the 2020-21 season, which is effective for each Club at the conclusion of the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.

September 24, 2020

Leon Draisaitl receives players' vote for 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Media Release

Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has received the players’ vote for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA), presented annually “to the most outstanding player in the NHL,” as voted by fellow NHLPA members.

September 21, 2020

NHL announces initiatives to combat racism; accelerate its inclusion efforts

By: Media Release

The League and its Member Clubs, along with the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have committed to a number of other specific initiatives.

September 3, 2020

El Paso is named Kraft Hockeyville USA 2020

By: Media Release

Kraft Heinz, together with the NHL and the NHLPA, is proud to announce that El Paso County Coliseum in El Paso, Texas is officially Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2020.

August 30, 2020

Statement from NHLPA and NHL

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

After much discussion, NHL Players believe that the best course of action would be to take a step back and not play tonight’s and tomorrow’s games as scheduled. The NHL supports the Players’ decision and will reschedule those four games beginning Saturday and adjust the remainder of the Second Round schedule accordingly.

August 27, 2020

Kraft Hockeyville USA announces Top 4 Finalists; Live voting begins August 29

By: Media Release

Kraft Heinz, along with the NHL and the NHLPA, are excited to announce the top four finalists competing to become Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2020.

August 16, 2020

Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador crowned Kraft Hockeyville 2020

By: Media Release

Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the NHL and the NHLPA, are pleased to announce that Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador is the Kraft Hockeyville 2020 champion.

August 15, 2020

2019-20 Player Playoff Fund distribution

By: NHLPA Staff

A breakdown of the 2019-20 Player Fund.

August 6, 2020

Kraft Hockeyville announces Canada’s 2020 top 4 community finalists

By: Media Release

Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the NHL and the NHLPA, announced the Top 4 Canadian communities that are competing for the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville 2020.

August 2, 2020

Hockey leaders join forces to help kids get back on the ice

The NHL, NHLPA, Bauer Hockey and Hockey Canada have launched a Hockey Equipment Relief Program to help families financially impacted by COVID-19 to get their kids back on the ice.

July 30, 2020

2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award finalists: Draisaitl, MacKinnnon, Panarin

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Leon Draisaitl, Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin.

July 14, 2020

NHLPA ratifies new CBA with NHL and resumption of 2019-20 season

By: NHLPA Media Release

With the NHL also having ratified the CBA today, the agreement comes into effect immediately

July 10, 2020

NHLPA, NHL ratify four-year CBA extension and return to play plan

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Following a 142-day pause, the NHL will drop the puck with a five-game schedule of Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Saturday, Aug. 1, as the NHLPA and NHL ratified a four-year extension to the CBA and a Return to Play Plan.

July 10, 2020