NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Statement from NHLPA and NHL

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

After much discussion, NHL Players believe that the best course of action would be to take a step back and not play tonight’s and tomorrow’s games as scheduled. The NHL supports the Players’ decision and will reschedule those four games beginning Saturday and adjust the remainder of the Second Round schedule accordingly.

August 27, 2020

NHLPA, NHL ratify four-year CBA extension and return to play plan

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Following a 142-day pause, the NHL will drop the puck with a five-game schedule of Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Saturday, Aug. 1, as the NHLPA and NHL ratified a four-year extension to the CBA and a Return to Play Plan.

July 10, 2020

NHL issues update on phased return to sport protocol

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL have announced the frameworks that will govern Players and Clubs in Phase 3 (formal training camps) and Phase 4 (resumption of competition).

July 6, 2020

NHLPA, NHL reach tentative agreement on return to play plan, CBA extension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA have reached a tentative agreement on a Return to Play Plan and Memorandum of Understanding.

July 6, 2020

NHL, NHLPA agree on opening date for formal training camps

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that formal training camps (Phase 3) for the 24 teams resuming play will open on Friday, July 10.

June 11, 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

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

Winnipeg Jets and Dustin Byfuglien reach agreement – player's contract terminated

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and the NHLPA announced Friday that the Winnipeg Jets and Dustin Byfuglien have mutually resolved the grievance filed by Mr. Byfuglien.

April 17, 2020

NHL/NHLPA media release regarding Ottawa Senators' Bobby Ryan

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Bobby Ryan of the Ottawa Senators will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

November 20, 2019

Movember launches 2019 Moustache Cup Challenge

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The Moustache Cup will see players go head-to-head in a month-long fundraising challenge to support Movember 2019.

November 4, 2019

Eddie Olczyk named ambassador for 21st annual Hockey Fights Cancer initiative

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society, Canadian Cancer Society and Movember return as partners.

November 1, 2019

NHL, NHLPA announce Team Payroll Range for 2019-20

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL Saturday announced the Team Payroll Range established for the 2019-20 League Year.

June 22, 2019

NHL/NHLPA statement on Competition Committee's rules recommendations

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Co-chairs of the NHL/NHLPA Competition Committee issued the following statement on new rules recommendations after the Competition Committee met today in Toronto.

June 11, 2019

NHLPA, NHL celebrate Pride Month as part of 'Hockey Is For Everyone'

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This June, in partnership with the You Can Play Project, the NHLPA and NHL joint Hockey Is For Everyone initiative will celebrate Pride Month.

June 1, 2019

NHL and NHLPA statement on Vyacheslav Voynov's suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Arbitrator Shyam Das has issued his decision with respect to the appeal of defenseman Vyacheslav Voynov’s one-season suspension.

May 23, 2019

Watson reinstated by NHL/NHLPA Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been returned to available status and has entered the follow-up care phase of the SABH Program.

March 18, 2019

NHLPA, NHL celebrate Gender Equality Month; establish female hockey advisory committee

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The committee is dedicated to accelerating the growth of female hockey in North America while also ensuring more women and girls have the opportunity to experience the benefits that hockey offers

March 8, 2019

NHLPA and NHL celebrate Black History Month, HIFE

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Stories of players and pioneers will be highlighted throughout February with original programming daily online and on social, and specialty programming on NHL Network.

February 1, 2019

Watson placed in Stage Two of NHL/NHLPA SABH

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been placed in Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH) of the NHL and NHLPA for treatment related exclusively to his ongoing issues with alcohol abuse.

January 29, 2019

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