Media Releases

Walsh to meet media on Thursday in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

On February 16, Walsh was announced as NHLPA Executive Director. He started in his position with the NHLPA on Monday, March 20.

March 27, 2023

2022-23 NHLPA Player Poll results unveiled

By: NHLPA Media Release

626 NHL players took part in eighth edition of the survey.

March 22, 2023

Kraft Hockeyville 2023 announces top 4 community finalists

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The finalists are one step closer to receiving $250,000 in arena upgrades and winning a chance to host an NHL® preseason game.

March 11, 2023

Panthers’ Knight to receive care from the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Knight will return to the Panthers when cleared for on-ice competition by the program administrators.

February 24, 2023

NHLPA Executive Board appoints Martin J. Walsh as Executive Director

By: NHLPA Media Release

29th U.S. Secretary of Labor joins the NHLPA after long career as labour leader.

February 16, 2023

NHLPA Renews Partnership With Swiss Watchmaker Norqain

By: Media Release

The family-owned brand underscores its international ties to ice hockey by extending its partnership with the NHLPA until 2024.

February 3, 2023

United Heroes League, NHLPA announce winners of 2022-23 All-Star Hero campaign

By: NHLPA Media Release

The four winners were selected as special guests of the NHLPA for the 2023 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

January 27, 2023

Predators' McCarron reinstated by NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

McCarron has been returned to available status

January 18, 2023

NHL Announces 32 Players Named to 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend

By: NHL media release

The National Hockey League today announced 32 players named to the four divisional rosters for the 2023 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

January 5, 2023

Nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2023 are open to support Canada’s most passionate hockey communities

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Communities will compete for the chance to host an NHL® preseason game and receive $250,000 in arena upgrades.

January 4, 2023

Red Wings’ Vrana reinstated by NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Vrana is now available to rejoin the Detroit Red Wings as he enters follow-up care.

December 16, 2022

Predators’ McCarron Enters NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

By: NHLPA Media Release

McCarron will be unavailable to his Club for an indefinite period while he receives care from the player assistance program.

December 11, 2022

NHLPA Assists in Action enters second season

By: NHLPA Media Release

The initiative will include a Kids Help Phone counsellor and a member from their texting team being acknowledged along with monthly assist leaders.

November 16, 2022

NHL, NHLPA Statement On World Cup Of Hockey

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Over the last year, the NHL and the NHLPA have been working on plans to conduct the next World Cup of Hockey, the premier international best-on-best hockey tournament, in February 2024.

November 11, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance team up to support young hockey players of Innu Nation

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Nick Suzuki and David Savard of the Montréal Canadiens surprise community with a once in a lifetime experience.

November 7, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund donates 45 sets of hockey equipment to youth programs in Finland

By: NHLPA Media Release

Three G&D equipment donations valued at approximately $20,000.

November 5, 2022

Annual NHL/NHLPA Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign Begins Today

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Charity Partners.

November 1, 2022

Devan Dubnyk announces retirement after 12 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Dubnyk was a Masterton Trophy winner and Vezina Trophy finalist for 2014-15 season.

October 29, 2022

Red Wings' Vrana placed in NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Vrana will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

October 19, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund donates to youth programs in Switzerland, Germany, Czechia and Ukraine

By: Media Release

Four G&D equipment donations valued at approximately $65,000.

October 5, 2022