Media Releases

NHLPA launches Assists in Action to celebrate five years of partnership with Kids Help Phone

By: NHLPA Media Release

For every assist recorded by an NHL player this season, the NHLPA will donate $7 to Kids Help Phone programming.

22 hours ago

NHL & NHLPA issue update on COVID Protocol

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The updated Protocol includes modifications to testing, pending review and agreement by Jan. 31.

2 days ago

NHL and NHLPA agree to modify COVID protocol

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The modification will reduce the isolation period after a positive test from 10 days to five days for fully vaccinated Players who meet the required conditions. All personnel will continue to comply with health and safety regulations in their jurisdictions.

December 29, 2021

NHL, NHLPA agree to temporary changes to CBA, including reintroduction of taxi squads

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Three additional games have been postponed for COVID-related reasons.

December 26, 2021

NHL, NHLPA agree to begin holiday break after Tuesday’s games, resume practices on Dec. 26, game schedule on Dec. 27

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Remaining games scheduled for December 23 postponed.

December 20, 2021

NHLPA, NHL agree to continue regular-season schedule; discussion on Olympic participation ongoing with final determination expected in the coming days

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Cross-border games through December 23 postponed.

December 19, 2021

NHLPA, NHL Announce Enhanced COVID-19 Measures

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

These enhanced measures will remain in place through the Holiday season and the New Year.

December 18, 2021

NHL and NHLPA ‘Future Goals Virtual Science Fair Presented by SAP’ opens today

Students in Grades 4-8 Encouraged to Submit Sustainability-Themed Hockey Projects.

November 8, 2021

NHL alumnus Dominic Moore Named 2021 Hockey Fights Cancer Ambassador

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Partners.

November 1, 2021

NHLPA and NHL® agree to long-term trading card license extensions with Upper Deck

By: NHLPA/NHL/Upper Deck media release

Rights Expanded to Include NFT Trading Cards.

October 25, 2021

NHLPA statement on behalf of Evander Kane

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association is releasing the following statement at the request of Evander Kane.

October 18, 2021

NHLPA, NHL announce transition rules, critical dates for 2021-22 season

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Transition rules and critical dates for the 2021-22 NHL season have been released.

September 29, 2021

2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ to feature Toronto Maple Leafs against Buffalo Sabres at Tim Hortons Field

By: NHL media release

Puck drop on the 2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ is set for March 13, 2022 in Hamilton, Ont.

September 16, 2021

NHL and NHLPA celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

As part of their Hockey Is For Everyone initiative, the NHLPA and NHL will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

September 15, 2021

Kraft Hockeyville USA 2020 to feature Arizona Coyotes and Dallas Stars in NHL preseason matchup

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The NHL and NHLPA have announced El Paso, Texas, as the winner of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2020.

September 15, 2021

NHL and NHLPA announce agreement with IIHF

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA have reached an agreement with the IIHF on the participation of NHL Players at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

September 3, 2021

Ninth annual and first-ever US Smashfest a roaring success

By: Media Release

In total, Smashfest IX raised $130,000 for concussion and rare cancer research while Alexander Kerfoot proved to be the titan of the tables.

August 17, 2021

2021 Salary Arbitration hearing dates

By: NHLPA Media Release

The hearing dates have been set for the players who are scheduled to have Salary Arbitration cases held this year.

August 5, 2021

17 players elect Salary Arbitration

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced that 17 players have elected Salary Arbitration.

August 1, 2021

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