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NHLPA statement on behalf of Evander Kane

By: NHLPA Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association is releasing the following statement at the request of Evander Kane.

October 18, 2021

Martinez grateful for surroundings, path to NHL veteran status

By: Chris Lomon

Approaching 700 NHL games, Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Alec Martinez reflects on his roots.

October 15, 2021

Bruins sign D McAvoy to 8-year, $76 million extension

By: Canadian Press

McAvoy had five goals and 25 assists in 51 games last season and led all Bruins defensemen with a plus-22 rating.

October 15, 2021

Brady Tkachuk signs seven-year, $57.5-million deal with Ottawa Senators

By: Canadian Press

The 22-year-old Tkachuk played in all 56 of Ottawa's games last season and led the Senators in scoring with 36 points.

October 14, 2021

Player Q&A | Tim Stützle

By: NHLPA Staff

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Tim Stützle Player Q&A!

October 13, 2021

Predators sign D Mattias Ekholm to 4-year, $25 million deal

By: Canadian Press

Ekholm’s deal starts with the 2022-23 season and has an annual average value of $6.25 million.

October 13, 2021

What Does Dad Do? | Jeff Petry

By: NHL/NHLPA

From babysitting preferences to balloon animals, Jeff Petry’s family reveals all there is to know about life with the Canadiens defenceman.

October 13, 2021

Canadiens sign forward Suzuki to eight-year extension worth $63 million

By: Canadian Press

The deal will pay Suzuki an average annual salary of $7.875 million.

October 12, 2021

Blackhawks agree to 1-year contract with D Erik Gustafsson

By: Canadian Press

The deal with Chicago is worth $800,000.

October 11, 2021

Lightning sign coach Jon Cooper to extension through 2024-25

By: Canadian Press

Cooper has been behind bench with the Lightning since March 2013, and the team has made five appearances in the Eastern Conference Final.

October 11, 2021

Rangers, C Mika Zibanejad agree to $68M, 8-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The 28-year-old Swede was almost a point-a-game player last season with 24 goals and 26 assists in 50 games.

October 10, 2021

All in: Panthers, Barkov agree on 8-year, $80M extension

By: Canadian Press

Barkov has agreed to an eight-year extension with the Panthers. The deal is worth $80 million, with a $10 million average cap value.

October 8, 2021

NHLPA/NHL media release regarding Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

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

October 7, 2021

Klein College announces Claire Smith Center for Sports Media

By: Media Release

Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication to name new Sports Media Center after Smith, a pioneer for women in sports media.

October 6, 2021

Passion for the game on full display in El Paso

By: Chris Lomon

The largely Hispanic city along the United States-Mexico border earned the title of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2020.

October 5, 2021

Crosby, McDavid, Pietrangelo named to Canada's team for Beijing Olympics

By: Canadian Press

The men's Olympic hockey tournament runs from Feb. 9 to 20. Canada's first game goes Feb. 10 against Germany.

October 4, 2021

Vancouver Canucks sign stars Pettersson, Hughes to multi-year contracts

By: Canadian Press

With the deals finally signed, Hughes and Pettersson have finally rejoined the team in Vancouver.

October 3, 2021

Healthy Nico Hischier excited to lead the way with Devils

By: Chris Lomon

Taking neither his captaincy nor health for granted, Nico Hischier is raring to go for a fresh season with the New Jersey Devils.

October 1, 2021

Schedules announced for Olympic hockey tournaments

By: Canadian Press

The International Ice Hockey Federation announced schedules at its semi-annual congress in St. Petersburg, Russia.

September 29, 2021

NHLPA, NHL announce transition rules, critical dates for 2021-22 season

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Transition rules and critical dates for the 2021-22 NHL season have been released.

September 29, 2021