NHL/NHLPA Media Release

NHL, NHLPA Enhance COVID Protocols With Addition of Several New Measures

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL have announced the addition of new safety measures to their Protocols to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 cases.

February 11, 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

NHL/NHLPA Media Release Regarding Predators Goaltender Connor Ingram

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and the NHL announced today that goaltender Connor Ingram of the Nashville Predators will be away from the team while voluntarily taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

January 25, 2021

NHLPA, NHL announce 2020-21 medical protocols, transition rules and approval of a change to NHL Rule 83

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA announced today applicable medical protocols, transition rules for the 2020-21 season, which include information relating to critical dates and the formal approval of a change to NHL Rule 83 (Off-side).

December 22, 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce plans for 2020-21 regular season and playoffs

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today an agreement to play a 2020-21 regular-season schedule of 56 games.

December 20, 2020

22nd annual Hockey Fights Cancer initiative underway

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The campaign that has been uniting the hockey community in support of people impacted by cancer and their families since 1998, is underway this month of November.

November 2, 2020

NHL, NHLPA announce target date for 2020-21 season

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that they will target Jan. 1 for the start of the 2020-21 regular season.

October 6, 2020

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