Players Celebrate National Dog Day

August 26th marks National Dog Day, an occasion dedicated to appreciating man’s best friend. Many NHLPA members are proud parents to their canine companions. Today they took to Twitter in order to celebrate the day and share photos of their dogs with their fans on social media.

Happy National Dog Day from Henry and Louis @NHL @NHLFlames @babycupcake84

. @NHL @BluejacketsNHL my dog Easton is my biggest fan #nationaldogday

#HappyNationalDogDay to my best doggie friend Gustl! His parents are pretty cool as well @AnzeKopitar @DomincInes

.@NathanGerbe14's dog Johnny Cash supporting the #Canes on #NationalDogDay.

Here is Wild defenseman @JonBlum7 with his dogs Teddy & Freddy. Tweet us pics of your #hockeydogs! #NationalDogDay

.@PKSubban1, we've found your cutest fan. ^ER "@alex_biron: bigg habs fan here @CanadiensMTL @NHL #NationalDogDay"

By popular demand... Sharp and his pal Shooter: #NationalDogDay

Happy #NationalDogDay! From Stanley and Vez!

For more information on National Dog Day, visit You can also join in on the canine appreciation festivities and post photos of your own furry companions!

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