Media Releases

Mathieu Schneider Joins NHLPA Staff

By: NHLPA Staff

Veteran of 20 NHL seasons and longtime union member to serve as Special Assistant to the Executive Director

February 23, 2011

Predators' Tootoo Cleared to Play by NHL/NHLPA

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHL and NHLPA announced that Jordin Tootoo has been cleared to play in NHL games while he continuing follow-up care phase of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program.

February 19, 2011

Sidney Crosby and Goals & Dreams Help More Children Play Hockey

By: NHLPA Staff

87 full sets of new equipment donated to minor hockey programs in Nova Scotia thanks to Goals and Dreams

February 12, 2011

Andrew Peters Announces Retirement

By: NHLPA Staff

Andrew Peters, a veteran of six NHL seasons officially announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League

February 11, 2011

Predators' Tootoo Cleared to Return to Practice by NHL/NHLPA

By: NHLPA Staff

Jordin Tootoo is cleared to return to practice with the Predators while he continues his outpatient care

January 31, 2011

Ward Selected First Overall at All-Star Player Fantasy Draft

By: NHLPA Staff

Rosters have been selected for Team Staal and Team Lidstrom at 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend

January 29, 2011

NHLPA Announces Four Staff Additions

By: NHLPA Staff

Players? union adds key personnel to Economic & Legal teams, as well as Corporate Sponsorship

January 24, 2011

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