Hockey is For Everyone

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

van Riemsdyks team up for Hockey Is For Everyone

By: Chris Lomon

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.

February 21, 2017

Hockey Is For Everyone Highlights

By: NHLPA Staff

We’re just halfway through Hockey Is For Everyone month – here are the can’t miss standout moments from the campaign so far.

February 17, 2017

Shaw Proud to Serve as You Can Play Ambassador

By: Chris Lomon

“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.”

February 3, 2017


By: NHLPA Staff

Campaign will celebrate diversity, inclusion initiatives every day this month.

February 1, 2017