Media Releases

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

Great Clips Brings Back Interactive "Legendhairy Lineup" Campaign

By: Media Release

Each week fans can set lineups featuring current and past NHL players for the chance to win prizes and a VIP experience at a 2022 NHL event.

April 13, 2021

Elsipogtog First Nation has been crowned Kraft Hockeyville 2021

By: Media Release, NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The community rallied to win $250,000 for arena upgrades and the opportunity to host an NHL® preseason game.

April 10, 2021

Ron Hainsey and Sean Bergenheim new additions to NHLPA

By: NHLPA Media Release

Both Ron Hainsey and Sean Bergenheim will begin their new roles April 1, 2021.

April 1, 2021

Kraft Heinz Canada announces Top 4 finalists for Kraft Hockeyville 2021

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The communities are competing for the opportunity to host an NHL® preseason game and $250,000 in arena upgrades.

March 20, 2021

NHL, NHLPA celebrate International Women's Day and Gender Equality Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This March, the NHL and NHLPA are celebrating over 200 women from across the hockey community in honor of International Women’s Day and Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone™ initiative.

March 8, 2021

NHL, NHLPA join major pro sports leagues in study of COVID-19 cardiac effects

By: Media Release

The NHL, NHLPA and several other leagues and Players’ Associations issued the following joint statement regarding a COVID-19 study published by JAMA Cardiology.

March 4, 2021

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance Partner to Support Youth Hockey

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Professional hockey stars come together to make hockey more accessible and inclusive through Everyone Deserves A Team initiative.

February 16, 2021

NHL, NHLPA Enhance COVID Protocols With Addition of Several New Measures

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL have announced the addition of new safety measures to their Protocols to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 cases.

February 11, 2021

NHLPA and NHL celebrate Black History Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL will celebrate Black History Month with an array of original content and programming.

February 1, 2021

NHL/NHLPA Media Release Regarding Predators Goaltender Connor Ingram

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL announced today that goaltender Connor Ingram of the Nashville Predators will be away from the team while voluntarily taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

January 25, 2021

Corey Crawford announces retirement after 10 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Corey Crawford has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today following 10 NHL seasons and 488 regular-season games.

January 9, 2021

Colin Wilson announces retirement after 11 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Colin Wilson has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) today following 11 NHL seasons and 632 regular-season games.

January 5, 2021

Kraft Hockeyville 2021 Nominations Are Open

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Kraft Heinz Canada opens nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2021 and a chance to win an NHL preseason game and $250,000 in arena upgrades.

January 4, 2021

NHLPA, NHL announce 2020-21 medical protocols, transition rules and approval of a change to NHL Rule 83

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA announced today applicable medical protocols, transition rules for the 2020-21 season, which include information relating to critical dates and the formal approval of a change to NHL Rule 83 (Off-side).

December 22, 2020