Media Releases

NHL, NHLPA join major pro sports leagues in study of COVID-19 cardiac effects

By: Media Release

The NHL, NHLPA and several other leagues and Players’ Associations issued the following joint statement regarding a COVID-19 study published by JAMA Cardiology.

Yesterday

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance Partner to Support Youth Hockey

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Professional hockey stars come together to make hockey more accessible and inclusive through Everyone Deserves A Team initiative.

February 16, 2021

NHL, NHLPA Enhance COVID Protocols With Addition of Several New Measures

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL have announced the addition of new safety measures to their Protocols to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 cases.

February 11, 2021

NHLPA and NHL celebrate Black History Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL will celebrate Black History Month with an array of original content and programming.

February 1, 2021

NHL/NHLPA Media Release Regarding Predators Goaltender Connor Ingram

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL announced today that goaltender Connor Ingram of the Nashville Predators will be away from the team while voluntarily taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

January 25, 2021

Corey Crawford announces retirement after 10 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Corey Crawford has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today following 10 NHL seasons and 488 regular-season games.

January 9, 2021

Colin Wilson announces retirement after 11 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Colin Wilson has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today following 11 NHL seasons and 632 regular-season games.

January 5, 2021

Kraft Hockeyville 2021 Nominations Are Open

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Kraft Heinz Canada opens nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2021 and a chance to win an NHL preseason game and $250,000 in arena upgrades.

January 4, 2021

NHLPA, NHL announce 2020-21 medical protocols, transition rules and approval of a change to NHL Rule 83

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA announced today applicable medical protocols, transition rules for the 2020-21 season, which include information relating to critical dates and the formal approval of a change to NHL Rule 83 (Off-side).

December 22, 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce plans for 2020-21 regular season and playoffs

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today an agreement to play a 2020-21 regular-season schedule of 56 games.

December 20, 2020

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