Hockey is For Everyone

Gabriel committed to growth, allyship along push for positive change

By: Chris Lomon

Kurtis Gabriel is pushing for change, but he's also committed to growth as an ally.

June 15, 2021

It’s a boy! Uncle Blake lends assist to sister and growing family

By: Chris Lomon

He may have picked up an assist in a win back on March 2, but Blake Coleman's biggest assist of the night wasn't for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

June 8, 2021

NHL, NHLPA celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month


For the first time, the NHL and NHLPA celebrate Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month as part of annual Hockey Is For Everyone campaign.

May 3, 2021

Defining Moments in Female Hockey History

By: NHLPA Staff

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

March 30, 2021

Sarah Nurse, dedicated to PWHPA vision, pushing for change

By: Chris Lomon

When she’s on the ice, Sarah Nurse brings game-changing skill as an elite athlete. When she’s off the ice, she brings that same drive to leveling the playing field.

March 9, 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

Nurse and Reaves collaborate in conversation on diversity and inclusion

By: Adrienne Middlebrook

Darnell Nurse and Ryan Reaves know the obstacles BIPOC hockey players face. The two sat down with Sportsnet host David Amber for a Team Rogers talk.

February 25, 2021

Foligno and Kane on allyship and the future of hockey

By: Chris Lomon

Nick Foligno and Patrick Kane are honouring Willie O'Ree with their skates, but they're also honouring a commitment to the future of hockey.

February 23, 2021

Black Hockey History: A timeline

By: NHLPA Staff

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

February 4, 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

Nilsson's goal an inclusive world for kids, teenagers

By: Chris Lomon

Anders Nilsson will never mask his support of the LGBTQ+ community.

June 26, 2020

Black hockey history all fans should know

By: NHLPA Staff

From the slapshot to covering the puck, the Black community has helped shape the sport of hockey today as we know it.

June 19, 2020

NHL and Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative announce partnership at diversity summit

By: NHL media release

The National Hockey League (NHL®) and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) Tuesday announced a groundbreaking partnership at the inaugural Declaring our Principles – ADVANCING EQUITY: A Summit on Inclusion, which took place this morning at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.

June 18, 2019

NHLPA, NHL celebrate Pride Month as part of 'Hockey Is For Everyone'

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

This June, in partnership with the You Can Play Project, the NHLPA and NHL joint Hockey Is For Everyone initiative will celebrate Pride Month.

June 1, 2019

Hockey Is For Everyone | Kurtis Gabriel on Pride Tape


“This goes a lot deeper than just a piece of tape.” New Jersey Devils forward Kurtis Gabriel speaks to Jeff McLean, the co-founder of Pride Tape.

June 1, 2019

Armed with experience and passion, Dennis dedicated to grow hockey's reach

By: Chris Lomon

“Do what you love to do.” Those aren’t just words of advice Maria Dennis, recently appointed Chair of the NHL/NHLPA Female Hockey Advisory Committee, shares with others.

March 29, 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

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

Players having a beauty of a time in Minnesota

By: Chris Lomon

It might not be the Stanley Cup, but winning Da Beauty League’s John Scott Cup is a pretty big deal to the nearly 30 NHL players vying for it.

August 24, 2017

J.T. Brown is Gaming for Good

By: Chris Lomon

Thanks to the popular gaming platform, Twitch, a streaming service that enables people to play video games while users watch live, J.T. Brown is now sharing his hobby with hundreds of others while engaging with fans.

June 13, 2017