Category: Media Releases

NHLPA & Pannini Ask Fans to Pick Their All-Star MVP

By: NHLPA Staff

Winning entry takes home game-worn MVP jersey; contest available on

January 22, 2011

Green, Kane, Kesler & St. Louis Are Alt Captains for '11 NHL All-Star

By: NHLPA Staff

Team Staal adds Green and Kesler; Team Lidstrom adds Kane and St. Louis as alternate captains

January 22, 2011

E. Staal & Lidstrom Named Team Captains for 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend

By: NHLPA Staff

54 NHL Players to participate in NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft Powered by Cisco Friday, Jan. 28, Live on TSN, RDS and VERSUS at 8 p.m. ET

January 18, 2011

Additional 36 Players & 12 Rookies Announced for 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHL and NHLPA replaced the traditional conference vs. conference format for the All-Star teams with a player draft that will determine the team rosters for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game

January 11, 2011

Fans Vote First 6 Players in All-Star Game

By: NHLPA Staff

Each team will be comprised of 3 goalies, 6 defensemen and 12 forwards and will have one captain and two alternates to be chosen by the players and announced next week

January 4, 2011

Tootoo Enters Substance Abuse/Behavioural Health Program

By: NHLPA Staff

It was announced today that Jordin Tootoo of the Nashville Predators has voluntarily entered in-patient care as part of the Joint NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program

December 28, 2010

NHLPA Partners With Polar Mobile to Extend to Mobile Platforms

By: NHLPA Staff

The first set of NHLPA mobile Apps launched today, across iPhone, BlackBerry and Android smartphones, will allow fans to access unique player based content from the palm of their hands

December 21, 2010

NHLPA Membership Appoints Don Fehr as Executive Director

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA has voted overwhelmingly to appoint Don Fehr as the new NHLPA Executive Director, following the Executive Board's endorsement

December 18, 2010

Hockey Fights Cancer Nets Record $1.1M For Research

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHL and the NHLPA raised and donated more than $1.1 million to cancer organizations during Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month in October.

November 22, 2010

NHLPA's Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Program Launches

By: NHLPA Staff

NHL players to guide the next generation of Canadian grassroots hockey

November 15, 2010

NHLPA/NHL Announce New Format for NHL All-Star Events

By: NHLPA Staff

2011 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft highlights exciting new format for 2011 All-Star weekend.

November 10, 2010

Kraft Hockeyville Returns to Award $100K in Arena Upgrades!

By: NHLPA Staff

NHL players Joe Thornton, Dan Cleary, Brendan Morrison, Tyler Myers and Alex Burrows sign on as Kraft Hockeyville 2011 ambassadors

November 8, 2010

Goals & Dreams Donates $350K Worth of Equipment to Start '10/11 Season

By: NHLPA Staff

Players' program has donated more than $19 million since 1999

October 28, 2010

NHLPA/NHL Auctions Signed '10 Photo Books for HFC

By: NHLPA Staff

Team Captains lend their signatures to join hockey?s greatest fight. Proceeds will be donated to ZERO and Prostate Cancer Canada.

October 25, 2010

NHLPA/NHL & National Cancer Orgs Partner for Hockey Fights Cancer

By: NHLPA Staff

$475K in grants, first-ever text-to-donate program among this year's efforts

September 29, 2010

Goals & Dreams Fund and NHL Enhance Kraft Hockeyville 2010 Celebration

By: NHLPA Staff

Charitable donations totaling $30,000 to assist grassroots hockey programs in Dundas, ON.

September 29, 2010

Mathieu Dandenault Retires After 13 NHL Seasons

By: NHLPA Staff

Mathieu Dandenault, a veteran of 13 NHL seasons and a three-time Stanley Cup winner, officially announced his retirement today.

September 27, 2010

Exec Board Endorses Electing Don Fehr New NHLPA Executive Director

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA nnounced today that its Executive Board has voted to accept the recommendation of the Search Committee that Don Fehr be named the new NHLPA Executive Director.

September 11, 2010

NHL/NHLPA Reach Agreement on Governing Long Term Contracts

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA/NHL announced an agreement that will implement new rules governing the parameters of long-term contracts and how they are valued within the NHL Salary Cap System.

September 4, 2010

NHL/NHLPA Extend Deadline for Kovalchuk Contract Decision

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA and the NHL have agreed to extend NJ Devils/Kovalchuk NHL contract deadline

September 1, 2010