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.
This June, in partnership with the You Can Play Project, the NHLPA and NHL joint Hockey Is For Everyone initiative will celebrate Pride Month.
“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.
“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.
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
Stories of players and pioneers will be highlighted throughout February with original programming daily online and on social, and specialty programming on NHL Network.
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.
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.
This is one time, noted Trevor van Riemsdyk, when sibling rivalry has been put on ice. The van Riemsdyk brothers are both serving as team ambassadors of their respective clubs as part of Hockey Is For Everyone month.
We’re just halfway through Hockey Is For Everyone month – here are the can’t miss standout moments from the campaign so far.
“This is a good step in the right direction,” said Shaw. “It’s good for everyone. It’s just nice to be part of this.”
Campaign will celebrate diversity, inclusion initiatives every day this month.