Media Releases

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

NHLPA, NHL celebrate Pride Month as part of 'Hockey Is For Everyone'

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This June, in partnership with the You Can Play Project, the NHLPA and NHL joint Hockey Is For Everyone initiative will celebrate Pride Month.

June 1, 2019

NHLPA statement on reduction of Vyacheslav Voynov suspension

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA issued the following statement today regarding the impartial arbitrator’s decision concerning the Vyacheslav Voynov suspension.

May 23, 2019

NHL and NHLPA statement on Vyacheslav Voynov's suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his decision with respect to the appeal of defenseman Vyacheslav Voynov’s one-season suspension.

May 23, 2019

2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award finalists: Kane, Kucherov, McDavid

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA announced today the three finalists for the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Patrick Kane, Nikita Kucherov, and Connor McDavid.

April 25, 2019

Canadiens and Panthers to face off at 2019 Kraft Hockeyville Canada

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Renous, New Brunswick will host an NHL preseason game on September 18, 2019.

April 17, 2019

Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019 to feature Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Calumet, Michigan will host an NHL preseason game on September 26, 2019.

April 16, 2019

Great Clips, NHL and NHLPA announce multiyear partnership

By: NHLPA/NHL/Great Clips media release

Great Clips becomes official hair salon of the NHL; “LegendHairy Greats” digital video series featuring Brent Burns and Duncan Keith.

April 11, 2019

Calumet, Michigan Named Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Community wins $150,000 in arena upgrades and will have an opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game

March 31, 2019

Kraft Hockeyville USA Announces Top Four Finalists

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Grand Prize Winner to Be Awarded Opportunity to Host an NHL® Pre-Season Game and $150,000 in Rink Upgrades

March 24, 2019

Results revealed for 2018-19 NHLPA Player Poll

By: NHLPA Staff

More than 500 players took part in the poll, weighing in on a variety of questions – covering skills, arenas, teams and a few other entertaining topics in between.

March 20, 2019