Author: Chris Lomon

Oleksiak recounts eye-opening Ecuador experience

By: Chris Lomon

Admittedly, Jamie Oleksiak can be a little bit of a Scrooge when it comes to doing certain odd jobs around his parents’ house. But he was definitely in the giving mood over four days in Ecuador.

9 hours ago

My Top 5 | Josh Morrissey

By: Chris Lomon

Although he doesn’t know what he’ll find under his Christmas tree this year, Josh Morrissey has received plenty of memorable gifts from Santa over the years.

2 days ago

Longevity expected to follow Horvat

By: Chris Lomon

GM and vice president of Horvat's former London Knights, Mark Hunter points to underrated elements of the young Vancouver Canucks forward's game.

2 days ago

Draisaitl an elite player – and person too

By: Chris Lomon

It turns out Leon Draisaitl’s popularity amongst his teammates extends far beyond what he does on the ice.

December 6, 2018

My Top 5 | Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

By: Chris Lomon

He’s played a leading role for the Edmonton Oilers this season, earning rave reviews for both his offensive performance and defensive prowess.

December 4, 2018

Werenski grateful to line up beside Jones

By: Chris Lomon

What’s the best thing about playing alongside Seth Jones? For a fellow defenceman, it’s in knowing you don’t have to face-off against him.

December 4, 2018

Classroom, on-ice work complete Kreider's hockey IQ

By: Chris Lomon

If the winningest coach in NCAA men’s hockey history had the time, he’d gladly take hours to talk about Chris Kreider.

November 29, 2018

Longevity, records follow Howard

By: Chris Lomon

During his time in the U.S. collegiate hockey ranks, goaltender Jimmy Howard set a slew of team standards for the Maine Black Bears.

November 27, 2018

My Top 5 | Vinnie Hinostroza

By: Chris Lomon

Although he won’t take top prize in an Iron Chef competition, the 24-year-old forward definitely knows his way around a kitchen.

November 27, 2018

There is no one healing process when it comes to losing a loved one: Foligno

By: Chris Lomon

Marcus Foligno thinks of his mother every day.

November 21, 2018

Giving back comes from the heart for Hamonic, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Beginning a five-part series highlighting the NHLPA's partnership with Kids Help Phone, NHLPA members reflect on the importance of giving back.

November 20, 2018

My Top 5 | Thomas Greiss

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to getting his wheels in motion, Thomas Greiss enjoys taking his love for mountain biking to new heights.

November 20, 2018

Reinhart's skill draws from multi-sport upbringing

By: Chris Lomon

Before he settled on hockey as his No. 1 sport, the 23-year-old was holding court as a hard-hitting lefty that netted his share of tennis hardware.

November 20, 2018

Hayes: It's never too early to get checked

By: Chris Lomon

Hope. It’s the one message Jimmy Hayes constantly conveys to anyone he meets whose lives are affected by cancer.

November 15, 2018

My Top 5 | Quick on the draw

By: Chris Lomon

Who can get the job done in the dot? If you happen to need a crucial faceoff win in the crunch, we offer up a handful of players who know how to stickhandle their way to success.

November 13, 2018

Dad's business taught McCabe value of a dollar

By: Chris Lomon

There was a point in time when Jake McCabe would find himself on the receiving end of mini stick hockey’s version of a game misconduct.

November 13, 2018

MacKenzie touching, helping change lives through NOFCC

By: Chris Lomon

Derek MacKenzie has never believed in giving up. Through his work with Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer (NOFCC), he found out he’s not the only one. 

November 8, 2018

Phaneuf closing in on 1,000th NHL game

By: Chris Lomon

Brent Sutter remembers two distinct reactions after the Red Deer Rebels selected Dion Phaneuf in the third round of the Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.

November 6, 2018

My Top 5 | Erik Gudbranson

By: Chris Lomon

Are you ready to rock? Erik Gudbranson certainly is.

November 6, 2018

12 years later, Kathy Kessel recalls son's promise

By: Chris Lomon

Kathy Kessel walked towards her son’s car at Logan International Airport. She found herself at a loss for words. What Phil said brought a tear to her eye and a smile to her face.

November 1, 2018