Hockey is For Everyone

Scott Laughton’s support of Pride initiatives is year-round

By: Chris Lomon

The Flyers forward has been eager to take on a role in supporting the LGBTQ+ community since entering the league over 10 years ago.

June 7, 2023

As the first NHL player of Thai descent, Siegenthaler hopes to see hockey grow in Asia

By: Chris Lomon

Jonas Siegenthaler is deeply grateful for the backing he receives from the Asian fan base.

May 25, 2023

Kiefer Sherwood credits Kariya’s lasting impact, while looking to set an example with his own career

By: Chris Lomon

Sherwood signed a one-year contract with the Nashville Predators in April.

May 11, 2023

Marcus Foligno voices support for the women’s game, grateful for players’ efforts

By: Chris Lomon

The Minnesota Wild forward is staunch supporter of the women’s game, both internationally and the PWHPA.

March 16, 2023

Increasing the visibility of women’s hockey has Laura Stacey putting rivalries aside

The 28-year-old forward is a respected veteran on the international scene and the within the PWHPA.

March 9, 2023

Prokop inspiring young people to ‘just be’

By: Chris Lomon

Through his partnership with Kids Help Phone, Luke Prokop is making an impact in the lives of young people across Canada.

June 23, 2022

Suzuki proud to help lead HIFE efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Amid a season of career-best numbers, Nick Suzuki found ways to be a leader off the ice, too.

June 14, 2022

NHL, NHLPA and 32 Clubs celebrate Pride Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Pride Month is part of the NHL and NHLPA’s joint Hockey Is For Everyone year-round initiative.

June 1, 2022

Gabriel committed to growth, allyship along push for positive change

By: Chris Lomon

Kurtis Gabriel is pushing for change, but he's also committed to growth as an ally.

June 15, 2021

It’s a boy! Uncle Blake lends assist to sister and growing family

By: Chris Lomon

He may have picked up an assist in a win back on March 2, but Blake Coleman's biggest assist of the night wasn't for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

June 8, 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

NHL, NHLPA celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month


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

Defining Moments in Female Hockey History

By: NHLPA Staff

As the NHLPA and NHL celebrate Gender Equality Month, re-visits some defining events that shaped female hockey history.

March 30, 2021

Sarah Nurse, dedicated to PWHPA vision, pushing for change

By: Chris Lomon

When she’s on the ice, Sarah Nurse brings game-changing skill as an elite athlete. When she’s off the ice, she brings that same drive to leveling the playing field.

March 9, 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

Nurse and Reaves collaborate in conversation on diversity and inclusion

By: Adrienne Middlebrook

Darnell Nurse and Ryan Reaves know the obstacles BIPOC hockey players face. The two sat down with Sportsnet host David Amber for a Team Rogers talk.

February 25, 2021

Foligno and Kane on allyship and the future of hockey

By: Chris Lomon

Nick Foligno and Patrick Kane are honouring Willie O'Ree with their skates, but they're also honouring a commitment to the future of hockey.

February 23, 2021

Black Hockey History: A timeline

By: NHLPA Staff

As the NHLPA and NHL celebrate Black History Month, looks back at the impact of Black players and Black hockey history.

February 4, 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

Nilsson's goal an inclusive world for kids, teenagers

By: Chris Lomon

Anders Nilsson will never mask his support of the LGBTQ+ community.

June 26, 2020