Recent News

Lee Stempniak announces retirement after 13 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Lee Stempniak played in 911 games over 13 NHL seasons.

October 1, 2019

Carolina picks Jordan Staal to replace Williams as captain

By: Canadian Press

Jordan Staal has been picked as the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes.

September 29, 2019

Restricted free agent Kyle Connor inks deal with Jets

By: Canadian Press

The Winnipeg Jets have solidified their roster in time for the regular season by re-signing their last key restricted free agent.

September 28, 2019

AP source: Avalanche agree to terms with Rantanen

By: Canadian Press

A person with knowledge of the move says the Colorado Avalanche agreed to terms with Mikko Rantanen on a $55.5 million, six-year contract.

September 28, 2019

Winnipeg Jets sign Patrik Laine to two-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Kevin Cheveldayoff can scratch one item off his to-do list, but the Winnipeg Jets general manager is well aware the signing of Patrik Laine doesn't complete his pre-season work.

September 27, 2019

Calumet is 'Hockeytown' in Michigan for Kraft Hockeyville USA

By: Ryan Parker

An ‘Original Six’ franchise with multiple Stanley Cups and some of the greatest players in the history of the game - the handle of “Hockeytown USA” has always been an accurate one for Detroit. That is until this week.

September 27, 2019

Bahamas hold special place in Mike and Emily Matheson's hearts

By: Chris Lomon

For Mike Matheson and Emily Pfalzer, wanting to lend a helping hand was an easy decision.

September 26, 2019

Calgary Flames get Tkachuk back under contract with three-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Grit and goals returned to the Calgary Flames in time for the regular season with the re-signing of Matthew Tkachuk.

September 25, 2019

Coleman makes red carpet debut at VMAs

By: Chris Lomon

Blake Coleman didn’t exactly give himself a thumbs-up for his gig at the recent Video Music Awards. But others certainly did.

September 24, 2019

My Top 5 | Ben Hutton

By: Chris Lomon

What’s the best way to make a good first impression on your new teammates? For Ben Hutton, scoring a goal and adding an assist in a 7-5 win against his former club.

September 24, 2019

Lightning sign Brayden Point to $20.25M, 3-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed restricted free agent forward Brayden Point to a $20.25 million, three-year contract on Monday.

September 23, 2019

Slater reflects on retirement, next chapter

By: Chris Lomon

Jim Slater, who recently announced his retirement and new role with the Washington Capitals, stopped by NHLPA.com to discuss his next chapter.

September 20, 2019

PWHPA announces NHLPA as a premier partner

By: NHLPA/PWHPA Media Release

NHLPA jersey patch to be featured on all PWHPA player jerseys throughout the PWHPA Dream Gap Tour.

September 20, 2019

Ex-Rangers, Lightning D Dan Girardi retires after 13 seasons

By: Canadian Press

Former New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Dan Girardi has announced his retirement from the NHL after 13 seasons.

September 20, 2019

Senators, star defenceman Thomas Chabot agree to eight-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Ottawa Senators have locked up one of their young stars.

September 19, 2019

Jake Allen honours New Brunswick roots

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s on his goalie masks or through his charity work, Jake Allen is proud to share his love for New Brunswick.

September 19, 2019

Hospitality on tap as Renous hosts Hockeyville

By: Ryan Parker

Sometimes the greatest things come in the smallest packages. In the case of Kraft Hockeyville 2019, that absolutely applies to the host community of Renous, New Brunswick.

September 19, 2019

Gallagher: When it means a lot to him, it means a lot to us

By: Chris Lomon

Brendan Gallagher wasn’t sure if his friend and former teammate would pull through. What he did know was that Craig Cunningham wouldn’t do down without a fight.

September 17, 2019

My Top 5 | Alex DeBrincat

By: Chris Lomon

The dog days of summer may be over, but not for this edition of NHLPA.com’s My Top 5.

September 17, 2019

Defenceman Carlo signs 2-year extension with Bruins

By: Canadian Press

It took until six days into training camp, but the Boston Bruins took care of their last bit of off-season business on Tuesday and can now focus on attempting to build off their run to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final last season.

September 17, 2019