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Aussie Ice: Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings To Play Preseason Series in Australia Next Season

Gary A. Vasquez/NHLI via Getty Images The NHL is one of North America’s “Big 4” sports leagues, with a following not only in the Western Hemisphere, but throughout the globe. The league will do its best to extend that outreach … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Vrana Reinstated From Player Assistance Program By NHL, Players’ Association

Photo: CBS Sports The NHL announced on Friday morning that former Washington Capitals and current Detroit Red Wings left-wing Jakub Vrana has been reinstated by the league and the players’ association player assistance program.

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NHLPA Begins Search For New Executive Director

Photo: CP/Chris Young The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced late Friday that the Executive Board has voted in favor of forming a Search Committee to lead the NHLPA’s search for a successor to the Executive Director, Don Fehr.

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NHL, Players’ Association Finalize Plans To Bring Taxi Squads Back Temporarily

The National Hockey League Players’ Association and the National Hockey League today announced agreement on the temporary formation of “Taxi Squads” as well as temporary changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement to address issues related to the ongoing COVID pandemic. … Continue reading

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Canadiens’ Carey Price Announces He Entered Residential Treatment Facility For Substance Use

Photo: CP0031 Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price announced on Tuesday that he entered a residential treatment facility for substance use. He released the announcement on his Instagram account.

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Report: NHL Will Not Cover COVID-19 Insurance For Players At 2022 Winter Olympics

Photo: Bleacher Report According to the New York Post’s Larry Brooks, the NHL Players’ Association has told players that the NHL will not pay for COVID-19 insurance at the 2022 Winter Olympics or Olympic Qualifiers in Beijing, China in February.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Voted Best Shot, Nicklas Backstrom Voted Best Passer By NHL Players

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was voted the best passer in the NHL by the players’ association in their annual poll released on Thursday. The vote featured 490 NHL player participants answering 14 questions.

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NHL, NHLPA Announce Return To Play Medical Protocols, Critical Dates, & Rule Change for 2020-21 Season

Photo: NHL.com The NHL and NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced on Tuesday applicable medical protocols, transition rules for the 2020-21 season, which include information relating to critical dates, and the formal approval of a change to NHL Rule 83 (Off-side).

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NHL, NHLPA Announce Agreement To Play 56-Game Regular Season

Photo: Sportsnet The NHL and players’ association have both agreed to play a 56-game regular season in  2020-21 season protocols with realigned divisions, including an all-Canadian division due to the United States-Canada border closure.

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Report: 2021 NHL Free Agency Set To Open On July 28

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, 2021 NHL Free Agency will open on Wednesday, July 28 at 12 PM ET. The NHL and NHLPA are discussing key dates and details for the 2020-21 season, which is … Continue reading

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