Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two goals heading into his NHL rookie campaign seven years ago: contribute to team success and do whatever he could to contribute to the community.
Getting your name etched on the Stanley Cup is no easy task. Getting that moment engraved on your body proved to be at least as tough for a couple of Washington Capitals players.
When it comes to one of his biggest passions away from the rink, Toronto forward Zach Hyman does it by the book, so to speak.
The Ladd Foundation supports numerous causes, specifically focused on youth and the environment.
Even in between tee shots and putts with his buddies, Brendan Gallagher was only too happy to take a break and talk about the impact charity work has had on his life.
The Washington Capitals have won the 2018 Stanley Cup, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 victory in Game 5 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday night.
How would Mark Hunter describe Washington’s John Carlson’s one and only season with the London Knights? Untapped.
It was four years ago, just after the end of the 2013-14 NHL season, when Jay Beagle went to work almost daily to inject more offence into his game. Those efforts have certainly paid off.
Talk about your Capital gains. Washington’s star centre has been front and centre in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, averaging more than a point per game as the Eastern Conference champs seek their first crown.
As he watched Game One of the Stanley Cup Final, Enrico Blasi could have picked out any number of things that reminded him of Vegas forward Reilly Smith’s time at Miami University. It was a look that topped the list.
Dennis Maruk won’t be painting his face to feature the Washington Capitals logo, but the franchise’s first 60-goal scorer will be wearing his heart on his sleeve for the Stanley Cup Final.
There’s no rolling the dice when Marc-Andre Fleury, who has his sights set on a fourth Stanley Cup championship, is between the pipes.
When Don Lucia spoke about the most underrated part of Erik Haula’s game, he handed out a series of gold stars for the Vegas Golden Knights forward.
Having recently announced his retirement, Francois Beauchemin, who was drafted in the third round (75th overall), by the Montreal Canadiens in 1998, spoke with NHLPA.com about the things he’ll miss most about the game.
He has 225 career NHL wins and 32 career shutouts. Not bad for the “quiet kid from Saskatchewan.”
What exactly was Nick Bjugstad doing horsing around in Kentucky with five of his Florida teammates?
Who are the big shots (on the teams still competing for hockey’s top team trophy) when it comes to taking the most shots in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs?
Brayden Point was determined to make a point when he was added to the Team Orr squad. And did he ever.
A pair of NHLPA members, Minnesota Wild’s Charlie Coyle and Arizona Coyotes Derek Stepan, were only too happy to hand out top grades during Teacher Appreciation Week.
The “student of the game” has graduated to NHL stardom. It was something one of Mark Scheifele’s former coaches saw coming a long time ago.