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Colorado Avalanche crowned 2022 Stanley Cup champions

By: Chris Lomon

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the reigning two-time champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night at Amalie Arena.

June 26, 2022

Dennis humbled to receive USA Hockey’s Distinguished Achievement Award

By: Chris Lomon

Maria Dennis, in addition to her role as Director of Player Health and Safety and Associate Counsel for the NHLPA, also chairs the NHL/NHLPA Female Hockey Advisory Committee.

June 9, 2022

Players pay tribute to O’Ree with specially commissioned portrait

By: Chris Lomon

In honour of his legacy, lasting impact on hockey – and the players who came after him – Willie O’Ree was gifted a special portrait by NHLPA members.

May 26, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation helps bring Pakua Shipu together

By: Chris Lomon

“It was a lot of wonderful equipment, all at once, and I was really impressed with the generosity of the NHLPA."

December 23, 2021

Hockey Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2020

By: Chris Lomon

Marian Hossa, Jarome Iginla, Kevin Lowe, Doug Wilson, Kim St-Pierre, and longtime league executive Ken Holland will be inducted as the latest members.

November 15, 2021

Passion for the game on full display in El Paso

By: Chris Lomon

The largely Hispanic city along the United States-Mexico border earned the title of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2020.

October 5, 2021

NHL finds no evidence Evander Kane gambled on games

By: Canadian Press

The NHL found no evidence that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane bet on NHL games or tried to throw games after investigating allegations made by his estranged wife.

September 22, 2021

"It's time": Star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist retires at 39

By: Canadian Press

Henrik Lundqvist, one of the greatest goaltenders of his generation, announced his retirement Friday less than nine months after heart surgery.

August 20, 2021

Dominic Moore serves up ninth annual Smashfest

By: Chris Lomon

Smashfest continues to attract some of hockey’s biggest names both past and present.

August 11, 2021

Tampa Bay Lightning win 2021 Stanley Cup

By: Chris Lomon

Andrei Vasilevskiy posted a shutout and Ross Colton scored the game-winner in Wednesday’s Game 5 as the Tampa Bay Lightning became back-to-back Stanley Cup Champions.

July 7, 2021

J.T. Brown trades in skates for new venture with Seattle Kraken

By: Chris Lomon

J.T. Brown may have hung up his skates but he's ready to take on a new role in the hockey world with the Seattle Kraken.

July 2, 2021

Dahlgren, Straschnitzki working towards their goals with resolute spirit and support

By: Chris Lomon

Kaleb Dahlgren and Ryan Straschnitzki continue to push to achieve their goals with unwavering determination and gratitude.

April 6, 2021

Defining Moments in Female Hockey History

By: NHLPA Staff

As the NHLPA and NHL celebrate Gender Equality Month, NHLPA.com re-visits some defining events that shaped female hockey history.

March 30, 2021

Bell, Briggs-Blake keeping grassroots hockey accessible

By: Chris Lomon

This March the NHLPA and NHL are celebrating women from across the hockey community in honour of Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone initiative.

March 18, 2021

Black Hockey History: A timeline

By: NHLPA Staff

As the NHLPA and NHL celebrate Black History Month, NHLPA.com looks back at the impact of Black players and Black hockey history.

February 4, 2021

Blackhawks, forward Dylan Strome agree to 2-year extension

By: Canadian Press

The Chicago Blackhawks and forward Dylan Strome agreed to a two-year contract extension Sunday.

January 3, 2021

Penguins sign D John Marino to 6-year extension

By: Canadian Press

The Pittsburgh Penguins are betting big on defenceman John Marino.

January 3, 2021

Coyotes sign veteran forward Brassard to 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The Arizona Coyotes have signed veteran forward Derick Brassard to a one-year contract.

December 30, 2020

2020-2021 Upper Deck Series One continues legacy with a twist

By: NHLPA Staff

While the hockey world eagerly awaits the return to NHL ice of its greatest players, it’s almost business as usual at the Upper Deck Company.

November 18, 2020

NHL cancels 2021 Minnesota Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend

By: Canadian Press

The NHL won't take it outside and open 2021 with the Winter Classic in Minnesota but still hopes to get the hockey season going around the start of the new year.

October 22, 2020