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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

Inspired by friend Demitra, Tatar pays it forward with hometown hockey club visit

By: Chris Lomon

Tomáš Tatar’s recent visit with kids at his hometown hockey club was about remembering the past, embracing the present, and inspiring the future.

June 18, 2020

The Heart’s Playbook: The Foligno family journey

By: Chris Lomon

The Heart’s Playbook serves as a platform for Nick and Janelle Foligno to share their life story and how they navigate obstacles and opportunity, as a way to inspire others.

June 17, 2020

Sabres fire GM Botterill in series of cost-cutting moves

By: Canadian Press

Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reversed course by firing general manager Jason Botterill on Tuesday as part of a drastic cost-cutting purge of front-office staff and scouts on a team preparing to sit idle for what could be the remainder of the calendar year.

June 16, 2020

Del Zotto takes off-ice game to a new level

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s raising money, awareness or the roof, Michael Del Zotto is taking his off-ice profile to a whole new level.

June 15, 2020

Players committed to education, action to combat racial injustice

By: Chris Lomon

The words they choose are different, but for Patrice Bergeron and Adam Henrique, the message and the sentiment are very much the same.

June 11, 2020

NHL, NHLPA agree on opening date for formal training camps

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA and NHL announced today that formal training camps (Phase 3) for the 24 teams resuming play will open on Friday, July 10.

June 11, 2020

Current, former NHL players form Hockey Diversity Alliance

By: Canadian Press

Seven current or former black NHL players formed the Hockey Diversity Alliance on Monday, creating another avenue to fight racism and intolerance in the sport.

June 8, 2020

NHL unveils further details on its return-to-play plan

By: Canadian Press

The NHL has unveiled further details regarding its return-to-play plan.

June 5, 2020

Bigger than hockey: Standing together for change

By: NHLPA Staff

NHLPA members and others around hockey have voiced a call to stand together for change.

May 31, 2020

My first album | Part III

By: Chris Lomon

From the first albums some players may have been a little too young for to the ones that reveal a softer side, take a trip down musical memory lane!

May 29, 2020

Unlikely friendship becomes one of league's best bromances

By: Chris Lomon

From lining up on the opposite sides of the international puck to suiting up as NHL teammates, Chabot and White's friendship has become a fan favourite.

May 28, 2020

Atkinson hosting virtual 5K for COVID-19 testing machine

By: Chris Lomon

Cam Atkinson is raising funds for a COVID-19 testing machine through his upcoming Force Network Fund Virtual 5K with plenty of support from his Columbus Blue Jackets teammates.

May 27, 2020

NHL Announces Return to Play Plan for 2019-20

By: NHL media release

The NHL announced today a Return To Play Plan for the 2019-20 season. Today’s announcement follows approval of the Plan by the League’s Board of Governors and the NHLPA.

May 26, 2020

Eller donates Cleanse Portal, encourages support of homeless community

By: Chris Lomon

The Eller family has once again stepped up to help others in their community.

May 26, 2020

NHL phased return to sport protocol

By: Media Release

The NHL and the NHLPA have reached agreement on a Return to Sport Phase 2 Protocol.

May 25, 2020

NHLPA statement on return to play format

By: NHLPA Media Release

The Executive Board of the NHLPA)has authorized further negotiations with the NHL on a 24-team return to play format to determine the winner of the 2020 Stanley Cup

May 22, 2020

One minute with Bo Horvat

By: NHLPA Staff

You can't spend a minute with Bo Horvat and not talk about Gus, one of the Vancouver Canucks' captain's best buddies!

May 22, 2020

Miracle in the making: Turris bringing awareness to local baseball league

By: Chris Lomon

It was last spring when Scott Tygard, president and executive director of the Miracle League of Music City, met Kyle Turris at a baseball park in Nashville.

May 21, 2020

NHLPA Open featuring Fortnite results in $200,000 going to charity

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA is pleased to announce the final results of Monday’s NHLPA Open featuring Fortnite and the seven charities that will share a piece of the $200,000 charity prize pool.

May 20, 2020