NHL/NHLPA Media Release

NHL, NHLPA agree to begin holiday break after Tuesday’s games, resume practices on Dec. 26, game schedule on Dec. 27

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Remaining games scheduled for December 23 postponed.

December 20, 2021

NHLPA, NHL agree to continue regular-season schedule; discussion on Olympic participation ongoing with final determination expected in the coming days

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Cross-border games through December 23 postponed.

December 19, 2021

NHLPA, NHL Announce Enhanced COVID-19 Measures

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

These enhanced measures will remain in place through the Holiday season and the New Year.

December 18, 2021

NHL alumnus Dominic Moore Named 2021 Hockey Fights Cancer Ambassador

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Partners.

November 1, 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

NHL and NHLPA celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

As part of their Hockey Is For Everyone initiative, the NHLPA and NHL will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

September 15, 2021

NHL and NHLPA announce agreement with IIHF

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHL and NHLPA have reached an agreement with the IIHF on the participation of NHL Players at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

September 3, 2021

NHL and NHLPA celebrate Pride Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This June, the NHL and NHLPA are celebrating Pride Month as part of their joint Hockey Is For Everyone year-round initiative.

June 1, 2021

NHL, NHLPA celebrate International Women's Day and Gender Equality Month

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This March, the NHL and NHLPA are celebrating over 200 women from across the hockey community in honor of International Women’s Day and Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone™ initiative.

March 8, 2021

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