A Stanley Cup, a World championship and World Cup of Hockey title, but nothing has come easy for the Los Angeles Kings veteran defenceman.
The past 13 months have been a joyous and eventful time for New York Rangers forward Brett Howden and his older brother Quinton.
There was no doubt in the young mind of Detroit Red Wings forward Michael Rasmussen that he was going to be a hockey player after the first time he hit the ice.
Daniel Brickley assembled with the world's greatest athletes in Salt Lake City sixteen years ago. Now 23 and a professional, Brickley recalls the experience as setting the stage for his career in hockey.
There is a trophy case that greets you when you enter the Regent Park Community Centre on the northeast corner of Shuter and Sackville in the hardscrabble downtown Toronto neighbourhood.
Several years ago, Ottawa Senators forward Colin White was forced to make an important athletic decision.
As Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Jamie Oleksiak goes through the exactitude of his offseason training routine, he often draws inspiration from the youngest member of his athletic family.
New St. Louis Blues forward Jordan Nolan enjoys a different kind of family vacation in the summer.
Daniel Carr has made the most of a difficult time in his life.
Brendan Smith had quite a topsy-turvy, but enjoyable spring.
Frans Nielsen felt like a proud papa during the recently concluded 18-day 2018 IIHF World Championship contested in Denmark.
Hockey is a love that is usually passed down from generation to generation. For the Rodrigues family, it was the other way around.
Buffalo Sabres alternate captain Ryan O’Reilly always RSVPs yes when he is invited to represent Canada.
Jonathan Huberdeau had something to prove to himself, his teammates and to those who believed in him when he arrived in training camp for the 2016-17 season.
Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry would like nothing more than a long and successful playoff run, just like his Dad enjoyed on a couple occasions during his 19-year pro career.
There is no secret to the success of Keith Yandle’s ironman streak.
Derick Brassard didn’t need six weeks to become comfortable in his new surroundings with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Role models for all hockey players on and off the ice for almost two decades, the Sedin twins were particularly influential young Swedish players like de la Rose.
When the New York Rangers decided to buy out the remaining three years of his contract last June, Daniel Girardi called on the same dogged determination he has exhibited throughout his career.
Suiting up for 400 NHL regular-season games usually is not a big deal for a top-five draft pick, but Thomas Hickey is a unique case study, and the fact he played in his 400th game is a tribute to his perseverance.