Author: Ryan Parker

Dreams Come True On Draft Day

By: Ryan Parker

MacKinnon, Drouin, Jones & the other top names all highlight the 1st round of the 2013 NHL Draft

June 30, 2013

Don Baizley: 1942 – 2013

By: Ryan Parker

The hockey world is in mourning as longtime NHLPA certified player agent Don Baizley has passed away

June 27, 2013

Blackhawks Capture the Cup

By: Ryan Parker

The Chicago Blackhawks stunned the Bruins and their fans with a thrilling Game 6 victory to capture the Stanley Cup

June 24, 2013

Another Step in the Journey - 2013 NHL Combine

By: Ryan Parker

The top-rated prospects for the upcoming NHL Draft were in Toronto recently for the 2013 NHL Combine, an event that tests their physical ability, as well as their personalities.

June 7, 2013

Players One Step Closer to Approving Grandfather Use of Visors

By: Ryan Parker

At the Competition Committee meeting in Toronto on Tuesday, the NHLPA contingent discussed the issue of grandfathering visors and informed the committee that, subject to NHLPA Executive Board and NHL Board of Governors approval, this is something the players are now in favour of implementing.

June 4, 2013

NHLPA Names Competition Committee Members

By: Ryan Parker

Backes, Cammalleri, Hainsey, Pietrangelo & C. Schneider to represent the Players at upcoming meeting in Toronto

June 1, 2013

Player of the Week - Joe Thornton

By: Ryan Parker

Sharks captain Joe Thornton has been among the elite players in the 2013 playoffs. His offensive production, faceoff prowess and defensive dominance have helped the Sharks to the brink of the Western Conference Final. Due to his strong play and leadership, Joe is the 'Player of the Week'.

May 27, 2013

Jordin Tootoo – Speaking His Mind

By: Ryan Parker

Jordin recently visited a native community in Ontario to meet some fans and pass along a message of positivity

April 26, 2013 In-Studio with Derek Meech

By: Ryan Parker

Derek Meech sits down to talk about his pride about playing in his hometown of Winnipeg, the fan support the Jets receive and the dynamic in the dressing room this season

April 16, 2013

In The Locker Room - Masters Picks

By: Ryan Parker

The Masters is upon us, and with the blooming azaleas & the roaring patrons at Amen Corner, the sporting world's eyes will be on Augusta.

April 10, 2013

In-Studio with Tanner Glass

By: Ryan Parker

The Penguins forward recently sat down in the studio in Toronto to talk about the changes he has experienced in 2013, including making the adjustment to a new team and new city, suiting up on a nightly basis with some of the most talented players in the world and what the chemistry within the dressing room is like in Pittsburgh

April 4, 2013

Wayne Fleming (1950-2013)

By: Ryan Parker

Sadly, after battling brain cancer, longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming passed away on Monday, at the age of 62. Players, executives and media from around the hockey world offfered their condolences, honouring a man who was highly respected within the game.

March 27, 2013

In The Locker Room - The Race to the Playoffs

By: Ryan Parker

In this second installment of this 'In The Locker Room' feature, spoke to the players for the Penguins and Leafs about the intensity of the 2013 season.

March 25, 2013

March Madness Picks - Tampa Bay Lightning

By: Ryan Parker

The NCAA 'March Madness' Tournament kicked off on Thursday, with sports fans filling out brackets and trying to top their friends and co-workers in office pools all across North America.

March 21, 2013

In The Locker Room - 2013 Compressed Schedule

By: Ryan Parker went 'In The Locker Room' with the Leafs and Penguins recently to discuss some of the issues prevalent in the league this season.

March 21, 2013

Mathieu Schneider - 2013 NHL GM Meetings

By: Ryan Parker

NHLPA Special Assistant to the Executive Director, Mathieu Schneider spoke to the media today following his involvement and participation in the GM Meetings being held in Toronto on March 20th.

March 20, 2013

A Most Outstanding Day for Malkin

By: Ryan Parker

The 2012 season was a special one for Evgeni Malkin.

March 16, 2013

NHLPA & NHL Announce Tentative Agreement On Framework of New CBA

By: Ryan Parker

Following a marathon session of bargaining that began on Saturday morning and lasted into the early hours of Sunday, the NHLPA and the NHL announced that they had reached a tentative agreement in principle on the framework of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

January 6, 2013

Face-to-Face Meetings Resume Between NHLPA & NHL

By: Ryan Parker

Federal mediator Scot L. Beckenbaugh brings sides together on Saturday

January 5, 2013

Mediation Sessions Dominate Friday in CBA Talks

By: Ryan Parker

Federal mediator Scot L. Beckenbaugh spends day shuttling between two sides with further mediation sessions to continue Saturday morning

January 5, 2013