Media Releases

Results revealed for 2018-19 NHLPA Player Poll

By: NHLPA Staff

More than 500 players took part in the poll, weighing in on a variety of questions – covering skills, arenas, teams and a few other entertaining topics in between.

4 days ago

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.

5 days ago

Kraft Heinz Canada Announces Top 4 Communities for Kraft Hockeyville 2019

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Canadian Communities Rallying for Votes to Take Home the NHL® Game and $250,000 in arena upgrades

March 16, 2019

NHL, NHLPA And Enterprise Renew Partnership

By: Media Release, NHLPA Staff

Enterprise, the NHLPA and the NHL announced a five-year renewal through the 2022-23 season

March 15, 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

WATCH: Behind-the-scenes look at All-Star Hero experience

By: NHLPA Staff

Relive the heartwarming behind-the-scenes experiences of the All-Star Hero campaign winners at the 2019 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend.

March 6, 2019

NHLPA Executive Director Don Fehr on the Passing of Ted Lindsay

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA released the following statement from Executive Director Don Fehr regarding the passing of Ted Lindsay.

March 4, 2019

Ted Lindsay: 1925-2019

By: NHLPA Media Release

It is with profound sadness that the NHLPA learns of the passing of Ted Lindsay, at the age of 93.  

March 4, 2019

Inauguration Of A Fifth Senators Skating Rink In Gatineau

By: Ottawa Senators Foundation

The SENS Rink at parc Saint-Gerard is a perfect example of the positive impact of the Industry Growth Fund

February 14, 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

Antoine Vermette retires after 14 NHL seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Antoine Vermette has announced his retirement today from the National Hockey League (NHL) following 14 seasons.

January 31, 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

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign winners

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA have announced the winners of the All-Star Hero campaign, which recognizes military personnel and their families for their services through the players’ NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund.

January 23, 2019

NHLPA And NHL agree to multi-year deal with Upper Deck

By: NHLPA/NHL/Upper Deck media release

The NHLPA and NHL have agreed to multi-year exclusive trading card licenses with the Upper Deck Company.

January 10, 2019

CWHL continues partnership with NHLPA

By: Media Release

Beginning this weekend as the CWHL schedule resumes, every CWHL player jersey will be outfitted with an official NHLPA patch.

January 5, 2019

Kraft Hockeyville USA Returns For 2019

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Nominations are open to name one U.S. community Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2019.

January 1, 2019

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA through the Goals & Dreams fund have announced the launch of the All-Star Hero campaign to recognize military personnel and their families for their services.

December 3, 2018

NHLPA, Kids Help Phone announce three-year partnership

By: NHLPA Media Release

The scope of collaboration includes community engagement, education for Canadian youth as well as philanthropic support.

November 21, 2018

20th annual Hockey Fights Cancer begins today

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Hockey Fights Cancer will feature special events, observances, and stories from people around the hockey community.

November 1, 2018

Remembrance Day Poppy Goes Digital

By: Canada NewsWire/Royal Canadian Legion

The NHLPA is proud to support the Royal Canadian Legion’s digital Poppy campaign. Go to to take part.

October 27, 2018