Category: Media Releases

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

NHLPA statement on reduction of Austin Watson suspension

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA issued the following statement this evening regarding the impartial arbitrator’s decision to reduce Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson’s suspension from 27 to 18 NHL games.

October 12, 2018

NHL and NHLPA statement on Austin Watson suspension

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that Nashville Predators’ forward Austin Watson’s 27-game suspension has been reduced to a suspension covering the first 18 games of the 2018-19 regular season.

October 11, 2018

Sonnet Insurance and NHLPA team up

By: NHLPA Staff

Sonnet’s partnership throughout the 2018-19 NHL season will show a new side of fans’ favourite players.

October 3, 2018

Statement From Nate Schmidt

By: NHLPA Staff

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

September 2, 2018

Western announces completion of $3 million NHLPA Challenge

By: Media Release

Western University announced today the successful completion of the NHLPA Challenge in support of concussion research.

August 16, 2018

Burrows retires after 13 NHL seasons

By: Chris Lomon

Forward Alexandre Burrows’ playing career has come to an end, following 13 seasons in the National Hockey League.

July 6, 2018

44 players elect salary arbitration

By: NHLPA Media Release

Forty-four Players have elected Salary Arbitration.

July 5, 2018

Dominic Moore to Host Seventh Annual Smashfest August 1 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Media Release

Dominic Moore, Connor Brown and James van Riemsdyk to stop by Bay/ Wellington in Toronto tomorrow to promote Smashfest® Charity Ping-Pong Challenge.

June 25, 2018

NHLPA, NHL announce Team Payroll Range for 2018-19

By: Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association and the National Hockey League today announced the team payroll range established for the 2018-19 League year.

June 21, 2018

Connor McDavid earns 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA announced today at the 2018 NHL Awards™ presented by Hulu that Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is the recipient of the 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award after garnering the most votes from the players for his exceptional season.

June 20, 2018

NHL, NHLPA and Humboldt Broncos to make special announcement June 19

By: Media Release

The NHL and the NHLPA invites media to attend a press event with the Humboldt Broncos on Tuesday, June 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.

June 15, 2018

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 To Be Played in Lucan Community Memorial Centre

By: NHLPA Staff

Kraft Hockeyville 2018 winning community Lucan, Ontario to host NHL® pre-season game in Lucan Community Memorial Centre.

May 28, 2018

KHV USA 2018 to feature Sabres and Blue Jackets in NHL preseason matchup

By: NHL media release, NHLPA Media Release

Clinton, New York to Host September 25, 2018 NHL Preseason Game

May 18, 2018

Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames to head to 2018 NHL China Games

By: Media Release

The Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames are set to play in a pair of preseason games in Shenzhen on Sept. 15 and in Beijing on Sept. 19.

May 2, 2018

Great Clips Announces Partnership With Nhl And NHLPA

By: NHLPA Staff


May 2, 2018

NHLPA announces 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award finalists

By: NHLPA Media Release

Players vote Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid as TLA Finalists. All three players are former first-overall draft picks.

April 26, 2018

Maple Leafs and Senators to Face Off at Kraft Hockeyville 2018 Canada

By: Press Release

The 2018 Kraft Hockeyville-winning community Lucan, Ontario, will host the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators in a preseason ‘Battle of Ontario’ matchup on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

April 19, 2018

Clinton, New York Wins Title Of Kraft Hockeyville Usa

By: NHLPA Staff

Community Wins the Opportunity to Host an NHL® Pre-Season Game and $150,000 in Arena Upgrades

April 14, 2018