Media Releases

Matt Calvert announces retirement after 10 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Staff

After 566 regular-season NHL games, Matt Calvert has announced his retirement due to a career-ending injury.

July 22, 2021

Statement from Don Fehr on the passing of Matiss Kivlenieks

By: NHLPA Staff

Don Fehr has issued a statement on the passing of Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks.

July 5, 2021

Statement from Don Fehr on the passing of Tom Reich

By: NHLPA Staff

Don Fehr has issued a statement on the passing of long-time hockey and baseball agent, Tom Reich.

July 3, 2021

Connor McDavid voted 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award recipient by NHLPA members

By: NHLPA Media Release

Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers has been named the recipient of the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award, as voted by fellow NHLPA members.

June 29, 2021

2020-21 NHLPA Player Poll results unveiled

By: NHLPA Staff

Nearly 500 players took part in the poll, weighing in on a variety of hockey-related questions during a unique, pandemic-shortened season.

June 17, 2021

2020-21 NHLPA Player Poll results to be revealed tomorrow

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA will unveil the results to its 2020-21 NHLPA Player Poll June 17.

June 16, 2021

NHLPA and NHL statement on Nazem Kadri suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA

The NHLPA and NHL have announced that Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri’s 8‑game suspension has been upheld by Arbitrator Shyam Das.

June 8, 2021

Crosby, Matthews, McDavid named 2020-21 TLA finalists

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award are Auston Matthews, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid.

June 2, 2021

NHL and NHLPA celebrate Pride Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This June, the NHL and NHLPA are celebrating Pride Month as part of their joint Hockey Is For Everyone year-round initiative.

June 1, 2021

2020-21 Player Playoff Fund Distribution

By: NHLPA Staff

A breakdown of the 2020-21 Player Fund.

May 28, 2021

NHL, NHLPA modify COVID-19 Protocols for Stanley Cup Playoffs and offseason

By: NHL/NHLPA

NHL, NHLPA have announced modifications to COVID-19 protocols for the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs and offseason.

May 8, 2021

NHL, NHLPA celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By: NHL/NHLPA

For the first time, the NHL and NHLPA celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month as part of annual Hockey Is For Everyone campaign.

May 3, 2021

Great Clips Brings Back Interactive "Legendhairy Lineup" Campaign

By: Media Release

Each week fans can set lineups featuring current and past NHL players for the chance to win prizes and a VIP experience at a 2022 NHL event.

April 13, 2021

Elsipogtog First Nation has been crowned Kraft Hockeyville 2021

By: Media Release, NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The community rallied to win $250,000 for arena upgrades and the opportunity to host an NHL® preseason game.

April 10, 2021

Ron Hainsey and Sean Bergenheim new additions to NHLPA

By: NHLPA Media Release

Both Ron Hainsey and Sean Bergenheim will begin their new roles April 1, 2021.

April 1, 2021

Kraft Heinz Canada announces Top 4 finalists for Kraft Hockeyville 2021

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The communities are competing for the opportunity to host an NHL® preseason game and $250,000 in arena upgrades.

March 20, 2021

NHL, NHLPA celebrate International Women's Day and Gender Equality Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This March, the NHL and NHLPA are celebrating over 200 women from across the hockey community in honor of International Women’s Day and Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone™ initiative.

March 8, 2021

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.

March 4, 2021

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