Category: Other News

Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

By: Canadian Press

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock.

November 20, 2018

Blues fire coach Mike Yeo, name Craig Berube as interim

By: Canadian Press

Amid a disappointing showing that fell well short of Stanley Cup expectations, the St. Louis Blues fired coach Mike Yeo a quarter of the way into the season and named Craig Berube as his interim replacement.

November 19, 2018

Penguins send Hagelin to Kings for Pearson

By: Canadian Press

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Carl Hagelin to the Los Angeles Kings for forward Tanner Pearson.

November 14, 2018

NHL general managers discuss goalie concerns regarding smaller equipment

By: Canadian Press

Certain members of the NHL's goalie fraternity have voiced their displeasure with the league's move to shrink chest protectors this season.

November 13, 2018

NHL and NHLPA statement on Tom Wilson suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s 20‑game suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam Das to 14 games, available here.

November 13, 2018

NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement

By: Canadian Press

The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing.

November 12, 2018

LA Kings goalie Jack Campbell out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

By: Canadian Press

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jack Campbell will be out for at least a month after surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his knee, dealing another blow Monday to the NHL's last-place team.

November 12, 2018

Game changers headline HHOF 2018

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Former players Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, and Willie O'Ree get their call to the hall alongside Gary Bettman, Jayna Hefford, and Alexander Yakushev.

November 9, 2018

Can You or Can't You | Part I

By: NHLPA Staff

Check out the debut episode of this seven-part series featuring over a dozen players being quizzed about their everyday – and not-so-everyday – off-ice skills!

November 9, 2018

Hockey Fights Cancer underway – donate now!

By: NHLPA Staff

Hockey Fights Cancer runs for the month of November.

November 6, 2018

Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup-winning coach Quenneville

By: Canadian Press

The Chicago Blackhawks have fired coach Joel Quenneville after a 6-6-3 start to the season.

November 6, 2018

Caption This | Part I

By: NHLPA Staff

Some regrettable hair styles and vintage ‘90s looks make the cut as players weigh in to caption these throwback photos of current and former NHL'ers!

November 1, 2018

12 years later, Kathy Kessel recalls son's promise

By: Chris Lomon

Kathy Kessel walked towards her son’s car at Logan International Airport. She found herself at a loss for words. What Phil said brought a tear to her eye and a smile to her face.

November 1, 2018

Leafs' Matthews out at least 4 weeks with shoulder injury; doesn't need surgery

By: Canadian Press

Auston Matthews knew things weren't right as soon as he felt the contact.

October 29, 2018

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins rally behind city in wake of synagogue attack

By: Canadian Press

Sidney Crosby says his team is standing with its city after an attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh left 11 people dead and six others wounded.

October 28, 2018

John Ziegler, NHL president who oversaw merger, dies at 84

By: Canadian Press

John Ziegler Jr., the NHL president who oversaw the merger with the World Hockey Association and was eventually ousted following labour unrest and a players' strike in 1992, has died. He was 84.

October 26, 2018

Vegas signs suspended D Nate Schmidt to $35.7 million deal

By: Canadian Press

Suspended defenceman Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights agreed to a $35.7 million, six-year contract extension Wednesday that runs through the 2024-25 season.

October 25, 2018

Red Wings claim winger de la Rose off waivers from Montreal

By: Canadian Press

The Detroit Red Wings have claimed winger Jacob de la Rose off waivers from Montreal.

October 17, 2018

Avalanche claim forward Marko Dano from Jets off waivers

By: Canadian Press

The Colorado Avalanche have claimed centre Marko Dano off waivers from Winnipeg.

October 15, 2018

NHL/NHLPA Media Release regarding Micheal Haley

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that forward Micheal Haley of the Florida Panthers will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

October 12, 2018