Recent News

Kruger Products expands #RollingItForward with NHLPA and Donation to Food Banks Canada

By: Media Release

Kruger Products partners with seven hockey players in #RollingItForward initiative to donate to Food Banks Canada.

May 12, 2020

Reaves answers call for local youth through NHLPA G&D

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.

May 8, 2020

NHLPA and NHL announce postponement of 2020 international events

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association today announced the postponement of its 2020 international games.

May 8, 2020

One minute with Sidney Crosby

By: NHLPA Staff

Pre-game rituals? Yeah, you could say Sidney Crosby's got a few.

May 7, 2020

Gallagher mastering TikTok – and french

By: Chris Lomon

And the award for Best Performance By A Pro Hockey Player on TikTok goes to… Brendan Gallagher.

May 6, 2020

FRONT LINE > FIRST LINE: Levelwear partners with NHLPA to honour front-liners

By: Media Release

The campaign is highlighted by the slogan “FRONT LINE > FIRST LINE” and will continue through the end of July.

May 5, 2020

New dad van Riemsdyk finding silver linings

By: Chris Lomon

When it came to his pregnant wife cutting his hair, James van Riemsdyk decided to just go with flow.

May 4, 2020

Road Warriors | Part IV

By: NHLPA Staff

Kevin Hayes and Derek Stepan recall one of their favourite memories from the road during their time with the New York Rangers.

May 1, 2020

Dock Talk with Killer is must-see IGTV for a very worthy cause

By: Chris Lomon

It was supposed to be, at least early on, a one-hit wonder.

April 30, 2020

NHLPA and NHL issue status update on pause in 2019-20 season

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Following the NHL/NHLPA Return to Play Committee’s meeting and in line with guidance provided by medical experts and national and local authorities, the NHLPA and the NHL issued the following statement regarding the continuing pause in the 2019-20 season.

April 29, 2020

A return to rollerblades balancing out Suzuki's newfound talent amid pause

By: Chris Lomon

Nick Suzuki has a new set of wheels.

April 29, 2020

Eichel connecting with fans through Music Madness bracket

By: Chris Lomon

One of hockey’s most creative players is putting a creative (and classic) spin on an iconic sports event.

April 28, 2020

Blackhawks fire team president McDonough in surprising move

By: Canadian Press

The Chicago Blackhawks fired team president John McDonough on Monday, ending a wildly successful run that included three Stanley Cup championships.

April 27, 2020

Longtime NHL forward Joel Ward retires

By: Canadian Press

Longtime NHL forward Joel Ward announced his retirement on Monday.

April 27, 2020

One minute with Torey Krug

By: NHLPA Staff

The little-known nickname his Boston Bruins teammates call him and more in this minute with Torey Krug!

April 24, 2020

Cirelli sharpening his culinary skills amid league pause

By: Chris Lomon

Just like many of his fellow NHL players, Cirelli, the 22-year-old Tampa Bay Lightning forward, is using the pause in the 2019-20 season to learn a new skill or improve upon an existing one.

April 23, 2020

Blue Jackets sign goalie Merzlikins to 2-year contract

By: Canadian Press

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a two-year, $8 million contract Thursday, putting him in competition with the freshly signed Joonas Korpisalo for the starting job.

April 23, 2020

NHL Player Gaming Challenge puts NHL players' virtual hockey skills to the test

By: NHL media release

This League esports activation in EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 is a fun and unique way to engage hockey and gaming fans and is supported by the NHLPA.

April 23, 2020

From Player Poll to Player Rep, checking in with the Mathesons

By: Chris Lomon

From the 2019-20 NHLPA Player Poll to his role as a player rep, Mike Matheson weighs in with that and more amid the global COVID-19 crisis.

April 22, 2020

Timing right for Henrique to open up home to pups in need

By: Chris Lomon

When there’s a dog in need, it’s Adam Henrique and Lauren Thomas to the rescue.

April 21, 2020