News From: NHLPA

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 12, 2017

Players Unions at Sports Gambling Table

With a few exceptions, betting on sports is illegal in the United States. In the near future, this may not be the case anymore. The tides of change may be headed in a new direction, one where your...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2017

Women's Hockey Double Standard

This year the Women’s Hockey World Championship will be held in Michigan.  Teams from Russia, Canada, Finland and more will be there, but the host country and defending champions may not...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 29, 2016

Why Union Awards matter most

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane won the 2015-16 Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL’s most outstanding player on Wednesday, June 23. The Ted Lindsay Award is the ultimate honor for a hockey...

Gotta See It: Wideman plows into referee after scary hit
by Guest Post | on Jun 09, 2016

NHL sues the NHLPA

The battle between the NHL, NHL Players' Association and Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has taken a new turn with the NHL suing the union.Per a court document filed in New York, the NHL...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 25, 2015

Giving back to the community

More positive news coming out of the NHLPA: member and Montreal Canadiens defenseman PK Subban has pledged $10 million to the Montreal Children's Hosptial. It's the biggest philanthropic...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 24, 2015

Taking Care of their Members

Once a rising star in the National Hockey League, 28-year-old forward Devin Setoguchi is getting a second chance at playing in the pros since entering rehab in April. Setoguchi credits his sobriety...

by Adam Giladi | on Aug 19, 2015

NHLPA, Western Univ. Start Fund for Concussion Treatment

    In an effort to combat concussion-related injuries, the National Hockey League Players Association, along with Western University have pledged to help advance concussion research...

by Daniel Hinton | on Jun 11, 2015

Put the Razor Down, Mr. NBCSN

At Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago, NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus suggested getting rid of the beard tradition during the playoffs.Sounds like the suits up at NBC Sports think they...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 30, 2013

NHL is headed towards its third lockout

NHL Superstar and Canadian heart-throb Sidney Crosby decided to make his voice heard in his support of his union the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA)."Basically when you look...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 19, 2012

NHL Lockout: News from the Bleecher Report

Many hockey fans were optimistic that the NHL and NHLPA would be able to come closer to a new collective bargaining agreement during their meeting in Toronto, but after about an hour of discussions,...

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