Media Releases

United Heroes League, NHLPA announce second annual 'All-Star Hero' campaign

By: NHLPA Media Release

Four selected service members will receive a once-in-a-lifetime trip with a guest to St. Louis for the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

6 hours ago

NHL/NHLPA media release regarding Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Bobby Ryan of the Ottawa Senators will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

9 hours ago

NHLPA Goals & Dreams celebrates 20th anniversary

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA officially commemorates 20 years of NHLPA Goals & Dreams (G&D) helping children play the game of hockey.


Movember launches 2019 Moustache Cup Challenge

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The Moustache Cup will see players go head-to-head in a month-long fundraising challenge to support Movember 2019.

November 4, 2019

Eddie Olczyk named ambassador for 21st annual Hockey Fights Cancer initiative

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society, Canadian Cancer Society and Movember return as partners.

November 1, 2019

NHL and NHLPA partner with Bauer Hockey’s First Shift

By: Media Release

New partnership aims to continue growing hockey at the grassroots level.

October 30, 2019

Golden Knights' Zykov Suspended 20 Games

By: Media Release

Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov has been suspended for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

October 17, 2019

Lee Stempniak announces retirement after 13 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Lee Stempniak played in 911 games over 13 NHL seasons.

October 1, 2019

PWHPA announces NHLPA as a premier partner

By: NHLPA/PWHPA Media Release

NHLPA jersey patch to be featured on all PWHPA player jerseys throughout the PWHPA Dream Gap Tour.

September 20, 2019

NHLPA declines to reopen CBA

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA has announced that the Executive Board has declined to reopen the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the National Hockey League following the 2019-20 season.

September 16, 2019

NHLPA statement regarding NHL reopener decision

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) released the following statement today regarding the NHL’s decision not to reopen the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

August 30, 2019

NHL informs union it won't terminate labour deal

By: Canadian Press

The NHL informed the NHL Players' Association on Friday it will not use its option to terminate the existing labour deal next year.

August 30, 2019

Ovechkin to serve as NHL ambassador in China

By: NHL media release

Ovechkin’s trip to Beijing will include youth hockey clinics, a media tour and business development meetings.

July 18, 2019

2019 Salary Arbitration schedule

By: NHLPA Media Release

Salary arbitration hearings will be held in Toronto from July 20 to Aug. 4, 2019.

July 9, 2019

40 players elect Salary Arbitration

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced that 40 players have elected Salary Arbitration.

July 5, 2019

Dominic Moore to host eighth annual Smashfest July 25

By: Media Release

The eighth annual Smashfest® Charity Ping-Pong Challenge hosted by Dominic Moore will take place Thursday, July 25 at Steam Whistle Brewing in Toronto.

July 4, 2019

Roberto Luongo announces retirement from NHL

By: Florida Panthers Media Release

Franchise goaltender with third-most career wins in NHL history retires after 19 seasons, 11 with Florida.

June 26, 2019

NHL, NHLPA announce Team Payroll Range for 2019-20

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL Saturday announced the Team Payroll Range established for the 2019-20 League Year.

June 22, 2019

NHL and Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative announce partnership at diversity summit

By: NHL media release

The National Hockey League (NHL®) and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) Tuesday announced a groundbreaking partnership at the inaugural Declaring our Principles – ADVANCING EQUITY: A Summit on Inclusion, which took place this morning at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.

June 18, 2019

NHL/NHLPA statement on Competition Committee's rules recommendations

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Co-chairs of the NHL/NHLPA Competition Committee issued the following statement on new rules recommendations after the Competition Committee met today in Toronto.

June 11, 2019