Author: Chris Lomon

Flyers cement Lindros' legacy with retirement of No. 88

By: Chris Lomon

Eric Lindros continues to make a difference in the hockey world off the ice, but further cements his legend as a Philadelphia Flyer when his No. 88 is raised to the rafters.

17 hours ago

On the farm or at the rink, Hendricks knows the value hard work

By: Chris Lomon

It was 22 years ago when Matt Hendricks started a part-time job, one that would shape the way he played hockey at the big-league level.

2 days ago

My Top 5 | Jakob Chychrun

By: Chris Lomon

He’s one of hockey’s top young defenceman, a blueliner that can log big minutes and deliver at both ends of the ice. In his second NHL season, Jakob Chychrun looks right at home whenever he takes a shift.

2 days ago

Barkov gets due recognition with first All-Star selection

By: Chris Lomon

Just how good is Aleksander (Sasha) Barkov, Florida’s star centreman and recently named All-Star? His teammate, veteran defenceman Keith Yandle, is happy to offer up his take.

January 11, 2018

Schneider the ideal teammate

By: Chris Lomon

It didn’t take Miles Wood long to figure out there were two distinct sides to No. 35 for the New Jersey Devils.

January 9, 2018

My Top 5 | Brady Skjei

By: Chris Lomon

Who made Skjei’s list? Which course would he pick to play on? And what would be on the menu at the clubhouse after 18 holes? Time to tee off with No. 76.

January 9, 2018

The outdoors agree with J.T. Miller

By: Chris Lomon

J.T. Miller’s penchant for coming up big on the outdoor sporting stage isn’t just limited to hockey.

January 8, 2018

My Top 5 | Miles Wood

By: Chris Lomon

For Miles Wood, the hardest part about coming up with a Top 5 ‘Best Things About The World Junior Hockey Championships’ is limiting his list to just five things.

January 2, 2018

Pitlick feeling comfortable in Dallas

By: Chris Lomon

Last year, around this time, Tyler Pitlick was on the sidelines courtesy of a torn ACL. These days, things are definitely looking up for the Dallas Stars forward.

January 2, 2018

Sceviour No Stranger To Hard Work

By: Chris Lomon

During his days growing up in Red Deer, Colton Sceviour dreamed of one day earning a reputation as a hard-working NHL player. A part-time job helped him appreciate what it would take to attain that goal.

December 28, 2017

Evander Kane Makes Christmas Memorable for Buffalo Children

By: Chris Lomon

The Buffalo Sabres forward recently hosted a holiday dinner in the NHL city he plays in, treating 50 underprivileged children from King Center Charter School to an evening out at an upscale restaurant.

December 26, 2017

My Top 5 | Rookie Goal-scorers

By: Chris Lomon

These young guns have taken their best shot, literally, in 2017-18. While they might be short on NHL experience, this handful (plus one) of rookies is seriously big on talent.

December 26, 2017

Affinity for hockey and fishing trace back to Bailey's roots

By: Chris Lomon

Josh Bailey’s affinity for both hockey and fishing dates back to his childhood days growing up in Bowmanville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from downtown Toronto.

December 21, 2017

My Top 5 | 2017-18 Assist Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

In keeping with the spirit of the season, specifically, ‘‘Tis better to give than to receive,’ we can’t pass up featuring the Top 5 assists leaders so far in 2017-18.

December 19, 2017

Parayko an impressive, professional talent early on

By: Chris Lomon

"I don’t know if there was a day we didn’t think he would make it. He approached everything the right way and treated people the right way,” says Lance West, University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Nanooks head bench boss.

December 19, 2017

Iginla's kindness inspires Morrissey

By: Chris Lomon

After meeting his hockey idol as a young Calgarian, Josh Morrissey tries to pay it forward as best he can when meeting young fans – a lesson he learned from Jarome Iginla.

December 14, 2017

My Top 5 | Bryan Rust

By: Chris Lomon

NHLPA.com caught up with the right-winger to chat about what he’s most grateful for, including what those hockey memories have taught him.

December 12, 2017

Team trip makes de Haan nostalgic

By: Chris Lomon

“Whether you’re giving gifts to friends and family or the kids we went shopping for, it’s nice to see the smiles on people’s faces,” says Calvin de Haan. “It’s pretty heartwarming.”

December 12, 2017

My Top 5 | Ryan Reaves

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Reaves is one of hockey’s toughest players. The 30-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins winger offered up his five favourite athletes of all time, a list that includes a pair of Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, a familiar name from the CFL and one NFL Hall of Fame superstar.

December 5, 2017

Tavares a Leader Both On and Off the Ice for Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

His mere presence makes even the steeliest of competitors uncomfortable. But when it comes to his teammates, John Tavares has quite the opposite effect.

December 5, 2017