Media Releases

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

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