Olympic Games

It is the first time since 2014, the players will be available to play for their respective countries in the Olympics.


"The international composition of National Hockey League rosters is unparalleled, and NHL Players take great pride in representing their countries," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "We are pleased that today, after intense collaborative efforts with the NHL Players' Association and the International Ice Hockey Federation, we can formally announce that NHL Players will participate in both the 2026 and 2030 Olympic hockey tournaments."

The 2026 Olympic Games will take place in Milano, Italy. The tournament is scheduled to take place from Februray 6-22. The hockey games will take place on NHL-sized rinks.

( 02 February 2024 | mso )