Scott Burnside

First Line bringing important dialogue to NHL locker rooms

By: Scott Burnside

Strengthening mental health knowledge and player-to-player support, First Line is a program delivered by NHLPA consulting psychologist and former NHL player, Dr. Jay Harrison.

May 28, 2024

Froese family business bridged between generations with help from NHLPA UNLMT

By: Scott Burnside

Byron Froese is pursuing an education with future applications in mind, and a strong generational connection to his family crop farm.

April 3, 2024

NHLPA UNLMT assisting Faulk’s pursuit of knowledge

By: Scott Burnside

Whether he has his nose in a book or is actively navigating business interests, Justin Faulk has used NHLPA UNLMT to grow his skill set away from the rink.

March 4, 2024

First Line: Players looking out for each other off the ice

By: Scott Burnside

A first of its kind in professional sports, First Line has been well-received by NHL players among the first 20 to complete the program’s training.

January 10, 2024

Meet Chris Driedger, professional goaltender and film maker

By: Scott Burnside

Driedger and his partners in Sin Bin Studios have been pitching their new documentary on professional roller hockey in California.

January 8, 2024

NHLPA Goals & Dreams, players and Hyundai Canada make surprise donations

By: Scott Burnside

Twelve NHL players surprised Canadian youth hockey organizations recently with over $100,000 in equipment and monetary donations.

December 22, 2023

Wideman turns injury into off-ice success

By: Scott Burnside

Chris Wideman and his wife, Caroline, never thought they would be in the hair salon business. The Montreal Canadiens defenceman shares his journey through NHLPA UNLMT.

December 20, 2023

Twenty years later, Dan Snyder’s legacy continues to be felt by many

By: Scott Burnside

Dan's memory is inseparable from the arena, scholarship and awards named in his honour.

October 7, 2023