National Hockey League Players' Association
|National Hockey League Players' Association|
|Key people||Donald Fehr|
|Office location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
The National Hockey League Players' Association (French: Association des joueurs de la Ligue nationale de hockey; AJLNH) or NHLPA is a labour union that represents the interests of the hockey players in the National Hockey League of North America.
Organization[change | change source]
While the management of daily operations is the responsibility of the NHLPA Executive Director Paul Kelly, the ultimate control over all NHLPA activities resides with the players, who each year elect representatives in order to form an Executive Board.
Executive Directors[change | change source]
- Alan Eagleson, 1967–91
- vacant, 1991–92
- Bob Goodenow, 1992–2005
- Ted Saskin, 2005–07
- Paul Kelly, 2007 – August 31, 2009
- Ian Penny (Interim), August 31, 2009 – October 30, 2009
- Mike Ouellet (Interim), October 30, 2009 – December 18, 2010
- Donald Fehr, December 18, 2010 – present
Executive Board Members[change | change source]
*Player no longer signed with club.
‡Player has retired.