Giving Back

Mother-son duo Jacob and Kristy Trouba Get Body Checked Against Cancer

By: NHLPA Staff

Jacob Trouba and his mother, Kristy, have teamed up as the face of AstraZeneca’s Get Body Checked Against Cancer campaign to help encourage the hockey community to get checked for cancer.

April 19, 2024

Saros makes big saves off-ice through animal rescue efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Helping dogs find a fur-ever home, including his own, Nashville Predators netminder Juuse Saros is helping to make big saves through Wags & Walks.

April 9, 2024

Zucker expanding impact of charitable endeavors through Alltroo

By: Chris Lomon

Nashville Predators forward Jason Zucker has teamed up with Kyle Rudolph, retired NFL tight end, to expand charitable impact with their Alltroo platform.

March 28, 2024

McAvoy’s commitment to animal welfare more than a pet project

By: Chris Lomon

Renowned dog lovers, Charlie and Kiley McAvoy continue to show their compassion for animals through their volunteer work with MSPCA-Angell.

March 5, 2024

Harris finds alignment through NHL Player Inclusion Coalition role

By: Chris Lomon

Through his role on the NHL Player Inclusion Coalition, Jordan Harris is helping open doors for kids who may not have the resources to benefit from all that hockey can provide.

February 29, 2024

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation helps start new program for Salish Storm

The Salish Storm Hockey Association recently celebrated at Hockey Day in Canada with an upcoming donation of 25 sets of equipment from NHLPA Goals & Dreams.

January 26, 2024

Ovechkin hosts seventh American Special Hockey Association clinic

Washington Capitals captain, Alexander Ovechkin, in partnership with the American Special Hockey Association, recently hosted approximately 50 skaters with developmental disabilities.

January 13, 2024

Wilson makes surprise visit to military families at UHL clinic

By: Chris Lomon

Tom Wilson, forward for the Washington Capitals, has been working with the United Heroes League and military families since 2019.

January 9, 2024

Ugly sweaters and acting debuts, Matthews stars with SickKids

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews has teamed up with Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds for a fundraising ad in support of SickKids.

December 24, 2023

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

Robertson continues giving ways, spreads holiday cheer in Dallas

The second annual Robo’s Holiday Toy Drive and an inaugural charity game are just the latest ways Jason Robertson is giving back to the Dallas-Forth Worth area.

December 19, 2023

Chiarot family, Scotland’s Yard work to improve local pediatric cancer care

By: Chris Lomon

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Ben Chiarot and his wife, Jacqueline, have helped raise $3 million for the cause.

December 6, 2023

Eberle looks to have lasting impact with Sticks & Strings Foundation

By: Chris Lomon

Jordan Eberle and his wife, Lauren, founded Sticks & Strings in 2022 and have already made an impact in the community.

November 21, 2023

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donates 40 sets of hockey equipment to Fritidsbanken Sweden

By: NHLPA Media Release

William Nylander, of Stockholm, leads initiative to donate $30,000 in hockey equipment.

November 14, 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

High Spirits in Sydney for Kraft Hockeyville

By: NHLPA Staff

Kraft Hockeyville, in its 17th year, was a success as the celebrations for Sydney, Nova Scotia, came to a close Sunday.

October 2, 2023

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donates 25 sets of youth hockey equipment on behalf of Jason & Nick Robertson to United Heroes League military kids

By: Media Release

The Robertson brothers will also be hosting a two-day ice hockey clinic in Fort Liberty.

August 10, 2023

Anders Lee continues to make an impact with year-round charitable efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Lee has helped raise more than $300,000 for childhood cancer.

July 14, 2023

NHLPA Goals & Dreams, NHL Alumni Association donate 27 sets of hockey equipment in honour of Bryan Marchment

By: Staff

Marchment took part in G&D events, helping deliver equipment to children in remote Canadian communities.

July 10, 2023

J.T. Miller helps NHL alumnus Ryan Malone spread mental health awareness

By: Chris Lomon

Established in 2014, the Malone Family Foundation spotlights mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

May 23, 2023