Author: Nadia Vocaturo

A tribute to Rick Nash's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A true goal-scorer by nature, Rick Nash has lived up to the expectations that came with being the No. 1 draft pick, which happened when the Columbus Blue Jackets called his name first at the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

October 26, 2017

Player of the Week | Steven Stamkos

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Steven Stamkos has shown no signs of slowing down since opening night.

October 23, 2017

Player of the Week | Nikolaj Ehlers

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Nikolaj Ehlers was fantastic for the Winnipeg Jets this week, posting a natural hat trick and two game-winning goals over three games en route to leading the league in goals scored with five.

October 16, 2017

Player of the Week | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

It was a frenzied first week of goal scoring as the puck dropped on the 2017-18 NHL season, but one pair of hat tricks stood out among them all.

October 10, 2017

O'Leary gives Island welcome to Kraft Hockeyville

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Another year, another special celebration of a deserving Kraft Hockeyville community.

September 26, 2017

2017 NHLPA Rookie Showcase wrap-up

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Another NHLPA Rookie Showcase came and went Monday as 26 of the game's top rookies and prospects descended on Toronto to take part in the ninth annual event at Mattamy Athletic Centre.

August 29, 2017

Karlsson and Ekman-Larsson 'stop sucking' for the oceans

By: Nadia Vocaturo

They’ve competed internationally for their homeland of Sweden, but Erik Karlsson and Oliver Ekman-Larsson have teamed up again – but this time, it’s to #StopSucking.

August 25, 2017

Calvert raises $50K for hometown hospital with inaugural event

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The inaugural Matt Calvert Charity Shootout was a success as Calvert, from Brandon, Man. helped raise $50,000 for the Palliative Care Unit at the Brandon Regional Health Centre.

August 2, 2017

Smashfest hits record total as Eaves is crowned champion for third time

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Created and hosted by Dominic Moore and supported by the NHLPA, Smashfest continued to grow its efforts Thursday to help fund concussion and rare cancer research with Smashfest VI, one of the most unique charitable experiences that has now raised over $665,000 to date.

July 21, 2017

Sharks pay tribute to Marleau

By: Nadia Vocaturo

When words aren't enough, there's always a full-page newspaper ad! How the San Jose Sharks paid tribute to the end of an era.

July 17, 2017

NHLPA Players Tee It up for 25th Annual Golf classic

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Like it does every year, the NHLPA Golf Classic brought NHL players together in the name of charity. The tournament celebrated its 25th anniversary as it was able to bring its total donation to over $3.6 million dollars since its inception in 1993.

July 12, 2017

NHLPA Golf Classic Set For 25th Anniversary

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The annual NHLPA Golf Classic is set to get underway July 12 as the tournament will celebrate its 25th anniversary at Glen Abbey Golf Course.

July 7, 2017

Mark Scheifele Keeping Kids on the Ice

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Who inspires who? During the third annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp this weekend the Winnipeg Jets forward, alongside a new friend named Logan, helped raise funds for KidSport Winnipeg.

June 27, 2017

Patric Hornqvist | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Patric Hornqvist, once a member of the Nashville Predators, scored the game-winning goal late in Game 6 on Sunday night that lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships.

June 12, 2017

Phil Kessel | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A three-point night by Phil Kessel, as part of a 6-0 win over the Nashville Predators Thursday, helped the Pittsburgh Penguins move within one win from repeating as back-to-back Stanley Cup champions.

June 9, 2017

Pekka Rinne | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Pekka Rinne was outstanding in Game 4, making 23 saves to backstop the Nashville Predators’ 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Monday night, tying the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2.

June 6, 2017

Matt Murray | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In a 4-1 win for the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night that gave them a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final, one thing was made clear – Matt Murray is having a rookie season for the ages.

June 1, 2017

Chris Kunitz | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Chris Kunitz punched the Penguins’ second consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Final after scoring the double-overtime game-winner in a 3-2 win for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final.

May 26, 2017

Craig Anderson | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Craig Anderson's season continues to culminate as one of his most impressive to date after the netminder turned aside 45 shots in a 2-1 win for the Ottawa Senators to force Game 7 in their Eastern Conference Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

May 24, 2017

Colton Sissons | Playoff Performer of the Night

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Colton Sissons helped Nashville make history Monday by completing a hat trick with the game-winning goal in a 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks that sent the Predators to their first ever Stanley Cup Final.

May 23, 2017