Dylan Larkin didn’t need anything else to put him over the edge. So, when he saw one of the most influential hockey players to have ever skated in the NHL walk towards him, the forward, then a teenager, found himself at a loss for words.
In 2018-19, his third full season with the Blue Jackets, the Anderson racked up career-high marks in goals (27), assists (20), points (47) and game-winning goals (5).
Here are a handful of cool facts about the Islanders' talented young forward. And as you’ll see, five is a perfect number to note when you talk Barzal.
He was once a tall, lanky kid looking to add some size and skill to his game. Mission accomplished for Brock Nelson.
Although Matt Duchene’s light on playoff experience, the Columbus centre is making the most of his third shot at the big prize.
“He brings it every night," says Winnipeg Jets teammate Adam Lowry. "He’s a heart-and-soul player. I think he’s vital to our success."
Even when he wasn’t playing hockey, Auston Matthews still found a way to turn heads.
Soon enough, hockey will dominate nearly every thought the 26-year-old two-time Stanley Cup winner has. But on this, day, it’s all about Game of Thrones.
Veteran forward Blake Comeau stopped by NHLPA.com before he and his teammates take on the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference First Round.
Meeting your hockey idol when you were seven? Priceless. Getting to play with him when you’re in the NHL? Ditto.
What made Lee a difference maker on and off the ice? Former coach Jeff Jackson offers up his thoughts in this week’s edition of My Top 5!
Whether it’s from within or from others, NHLPA members Paul Byron and Jake Gardiner know all about dealing with the stresses of everyday demands.
“Do what you love to do.” Those aren’t just words of advice Maria Dennis, recently appointed Chair of the NHL/NHLPA Female Hockey Advisory Committee, shares with others.
Which five current players continue to pile up the points in their outstanding careers?
What does a busy hockey-playing couple like to do in their spare time? Play hockey, of course.
What do you get when you pair an American-born hockey player with a Canadian-born hockey player?
When your team’s a player or two up, who has the knack for lighting the lamp?
What exactly does Colton Sissons do to help his team get the win? Just about anything you can think of.
How a collegiate career with the University of Maine Black Bears set Nyquist on course towards a prosperous NHL career.
The 28-year-old Ontario native stopped by NHLPA.com to offer up his five favourite non-hockey athletes, a list that includes a pair of soccer standouts and an NBA talent who always brings the Thunder.