Category: Media Releases

2017 NHL ALL-STAR FAN VOTE AND 3-ON-3 TOURNAMENT RETURN FOR 2017 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR GAME

By: NHLPA Staff

Fans Will Again Select Four Captains in 2017 NHL All-Star Fan Vote

November 21, 2016

Former Avalanche Player Marek Svatos Passes Away

By: Canadian Press

Former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos died at his home in Colorado on Friday night.

November 8, 2016

ANNUAL HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER CAMPAIGN NOW UNDERWAY

By: NHLPA Staff

Hockey Fights Cancer™, a joint initiative founded by the NHL and NHLPA, begins with programming and Club participation October 24 and runs until November 18.

October 24, 2016

NHLPA, NHL LAUNCH CORE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHL and NHLPA today announced the launch of the NHL/NHLPA Core Development Program. Core Development Program (CDP) aims to help NHL Players become better professionals both on and off of the ice.

October 20, 2016

BRADEN HOLTBY’S WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY 2016 GOALIE MASK RAISES OVER $27,000

By: NHLPA Staff

Proceeds from NHLPA-supported auction will go to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research & the Gord Downie Secret Path Fund for Truth and Reconciliation.

October 18, 2016

NHL UPDATES CONCUSSION PROTOCOL

By: National Hockey League

NHL implements centralized concussion 'spotter' staff to help detect visible signs of concussion and mandate removal from play.

October 11, 2016

Ruslan Fedotenko retires after 12 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Staff

Ruslan Fedotenko has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League, following 12 NHL seasons and a professional hockey playing career that spanned two decades.

October 11, 2016

WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY VIEWING PARTY MOVES TO MAPLE LEAF SQUARE

By: NHLPA Staff

Viewing parties for the World Cup of Hockey best-of-three Final between Team Canada and Team Europe begin Sept. 27 at Maple Leaf Square.

September 27, 2016

WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY TROPHY UNVEILED

By: NHLPA Staff

The World Cup of Hockey Trophy, designed by Frank Gehry, was revealed by Paul Henderson at the Pepsi Premiere Party at the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village.

September 17, 2016

SAM ROBERTS BAND & DAYA JOIN PEPSI WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY PREMIERE PARTY

By: Media Release

Canadian rockers Sam Roberts Band and singer/songwriter Daya have joined the musical lineup for the Pepsi World Cup of Hockey Premiere Party at the Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village in downtown Toronto’s historic Distillery District on Sept. 16.

September 12, 2016

GRAMMY-NOMINATED ROCK BAND THE KILLERS TO HEADLINE PEPSI WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY PREMIERE PARTY

By: Press Release

Grammy-nominated rock band, The Killers, will headline the Sept. 16 "Pepsi World Cup of Hockey Premiere Party". Festivities will include a parade featuring all eight World Cup teams.

September 2, 2016

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING ROCK BAND GREEN DAY TO HEADLINE CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS

By: Press Release

The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village will salute members of Canada’s 2016 Olympic team followed by a live performance from Grammy® Award-winning rock band Green Day.

September 2, 2016

NHLPA opens Jersey Vault for SickKids

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA has released over 200 game-worn jerseys from All-Star Games, Winter Classics, Olympics & World Cup available online in support of SickKids Hospital.

September 1, 2016

2016 NHLPA ROOKIE SHOWCASE PREVIEW

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA announced today that 27 NHL prospects and rookies will attend the 2016 NHLPA Rookie Showcase at Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto on Monday, Aug. 29.

August 23, 2016

Registration Now Open for NHL/NHLPA Capitals Learn to Play Program

By: NHLPA Staff

Registration for the NHL and NHLPA’s Capitals Learn to Play (LTP) program is now open.

August 15, 2016

NEW YORK RANGERS’ HENRIK LUNDQVIST AND NHLPA SURPRISE YOUTH HOCKEY ORGANIZATION IN SWEDEN WITH DONATION

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund and Lundqvist presented Frölunda Hockey Club with donation of 60 sets of equipment during the Rangers Assist youth program’s visit.

August 9, 2016

BRUCE S. MEYER JOINS NHLPA

By: NHLPA Staff

NHLPA Executive Director Don Fehr announced today that Bruce S. Meyer will join the Association as Senior Director: Collective Bargaining, Policy & Legal.

July 28, 2016

SMASHFEST RAISES OVER $500,000 IN FIRST FIVE YEARS FOR CONCUSSION & RARE CANCER RESEARCH

By: NHLPA Staff

Annual charity ping-pong event supports concussion and rare cancer research.

July 22, 2016

Dominic Moore & 20+ NHL Players to Attend Year Five of Smashfest® on July 21 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

Charity Ping-Pong Event Supported by the NHLPA Raises Funds for Concussion & Rare Cancer Research

July 21, 2016

TEAM USA NAMES KYLE PALMIERI TO WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY 2016 ROSTER

By: NHLPA Staff

USA Hockey announced today that New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri has been added to its 23-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016.

July 20, 2016