NHL Players' Association
NHL Will Play in 2021, But Will it Play in Canada?
The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed on a 56-game schedule and playoffs, but there is still work to do to convince Canadian medical authorities that it's a safe endeavor.
How the NHL and NHLPA reached an agreement without negotiating
It took a global pandemic for the NHL and NHL Players' Association to be more in lockstep than they've ever been in their history. The result is labor peace for the next six years in an environment that is anything but stable.
CBA in the time of COVID: New agreement gives players and owners stability in a time of chaos
We know that the billionaires won't be crossing swords with the millionaires for at least six more years. We know we'll be seeing NHLers at the Olympics. What we don't know is how much damage the global pandemic is going to do to the hockey industry.
Long way to go, but the playoff picture becomes clearer
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman unveiled the league's playoff format Tuesday afternoon. And while there are as many questions as answers, things are coming more into focus with the post-season and draft lottery.
Looking for fairness in the playoffs? Give out Participation badges
The NHL's Return-to-Play Committee has been discussing potential playoff scenarios and a 24-team playoff seems to be the most popular choice. If you're looking for equity in that, or the league's existing playoff format, you're not going to find it.
NHL-NHLPA relations are, 'best (Bettman) has seen in his career'
The NHL and NHL Players' Association have crossed swords over Gary Bettman's tenure with the league, but both sides have put aside their differences and are working closer than ever to get the game back on the ice.