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Rounding up Hockey Fights Cancer month

By: Jake Howorth

This month has marked the 24th annual Hockey Fights Cancer campaign – a joint initiative between the NHL and NHLPA.

3 days ago

Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes six players in 2022 induction class

By: Chris Lomon

Roberto Luongo, Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Daniel Alfredsson, Riikka Sallinen and Herb Carnegie will be the latest stars to be enshrined.

November 14, 2022

29 rookies get a taste for the NHL at the 12th annual NHLPA Rookie Showcase

By: Chris Lomon

The main focus of the showcase was for Upper Deck to gather content of many of the game’s top young prospects and rookies.

September 7, 2022

Senators lock up young sniper Josh Norris with eight-year, $63.6-million contract

By: Canadian Press

The 23-year-old led the Senators with 35 goals in 2021-22 and was third on the team with 55 points in 82 games.

July 14, 2022

Ottawa Senators sign Claude Giroux to three-year, US$19.5 contract

By: Canadian Press

Giroux had spent his entire NHL career with the Philadelphia Flyers before being acquired by the Florida Panthers at the trade deadline.

July 13, 2022

Executive Director search update

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA is continuing the ongoing process of searching for a successor to current NHLPA Executive Director, Don Fehr. 

July 12, 2022

Dominic Moore gets ready to serve up Smashfest X

By: Chris Lomon

Set for July 20 at Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto, Smashfest, makes its return to Toronto.

July 7, 2022

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

Avalanche D-man Cale Makar wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

By: Canadian Press

Makar is the second defenseman to win the award over the past three years.

June 26, 2022

Capitals' Backstrom undergoes hip resurfacing surgery

By: Canadian Press

No timeline was given on his return other than the team saying Backstrom will begin a “lengthy” rehabilitation and recovery process immediately.

June 18, 2022

Buffalo Sabres to retire goalie Ryan Miller's No. 30

By: Canadian Press

The Sabres are honoring their franchise goalie leader in wins and games played by retiring Ryan Miller’s No. 30 jersey next season.

June 10, 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