Category: Giving Back

With on-ice milestone in sight, Lundqvist makes impact away from rink

By: Chris Lomon

While his greatest masterpieces have come between the pipes, Henrik Lundqvist recently showed his creative touch outside of the crease.

October 4, 2018

Duchene: When push comes to shove, people help people

By: Chris Lomon

“There are lot of bad things going on in the world these days, but when push comes to shove, people help people.”

October 1, 2018

Clinton celebrates as Kraft Hockeyville USA

By: Ryan Parker

The upstate New York community played host to the Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets as the culmination of the Kraft Hockeyville USA 2018 festivities.

September 26, 2018

Lucan an incredible host for Kraft Hockeyville 2018

By: Ryan Parker

When it comes to hosting an incredible weekend of hockey celebrations, the “Luck of the Irish” was not needed for the community of Lucan, Ontario.

September 19, 2018

Raonic sees eye-to-eye with NHL players

By: Chris Lomon

Milos Raonic is taller than most NHL players, but the hard-hitting Canadian tennis player can certainly relate to them on a number of levels.

August 21, 2018

My Top 5 | Yannick Weber

By: Chris Lomon

Yannick Weber and his girlfriend Kayla Price recently came up with a huge off-ice assist and in doing so, made a world of difference to some very needy dogs.

August 21, 2018

Western announces completion of $3 million NHLPA Challenge

By: Media Release

Western University announced today the successful completion of the NHLPA Challenge in support of concussion research.

August 16, 2018

Hamilton brothers reconnect with charity close to their hearts

By: Chris Lomon

Dougie Hamilton’s summer has included a little bit of everything, including reconnecting with a charity that holds special meaning for the 25-year-old defenceman.

August 9, 2018

Smashfest breaks record total, Eaves wins fourth straight title

By: Nadia Vocaturo

It was competitive, it was fun, and as four-peat champion Patrick Eaves put it best, everyone walked away a winner.

August 3, 2018

26th annual NHLPA Golf Classic raises over $100K

By: Chris Lomon

The 2018 edition of the NHLPA Golf Classic was a success, contributing over $100K for player-supported charities.

July 11, 2018

Nugent-Hopkins leaving impact in community of Edmonton

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two goals heading into his NHL rookie campaign seven years ago: contribute to team success and do whatever he could to contribute to the community.

June 21, 2018

Causes to benefit from annual tournament hit close to home for Ladd

By: Chris Lomon

The Ladd Foundation supports numerous causes, specifically focused on youth and the environment.

June 14, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Brian Leetch

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired January 29, 2001, this episode features Brian Leetch, the prolific, long-time New York Rangers defencemen who made his mark on the ice, and in the community with “Skate with the Greats”.

May 17, 2018

Timmyheads: Schaller brotherly homage spurred by life-saving donation

By: Chris Lomon

Dave Schaller doesn’t have a swelled head when it comes to his younger brother Tim’s NHL career. He does, however, sport a big head – 3 ½-feet high, to be exact.

February 15, 2018

Panthers, Lightning, NHL, & NHLPA Build Homes Affected By Hurricane Irma in Partnership With Habitat for Humanity

By: NHLPA Staff

In September, 2017 the Lightning, Panthers, NHL and NHLPA announced a joint donation of $2.7 million for hurricane relief to those affected across the state of Florida.

January 16, 2018

Orpik and G&D Visit Tucker Road Ducks In Washington

The Capitals defenceman surprised local kids to present 25 sets of hockey equipment.

January 12, 2018

NHLPA Goals & Dreams: The Players' Program

By: NHLPA Staff

NHLPA Goals & Dreams has been a proud supporter of grassroots hockey since the inception of the player's program in 1999. Hear more about the program from the players themselves!

December 28, 2017

Evander Kane Makes Christmas Memorable for Buffalo Children

By: Chris Lomon

The Buffalo Sabres forward recently hosted a holiday dinner in the NHL city he plays in, treating 50 underprivileged children from King Center Charter School to an evening out at an upscale restaurant.

December 26, 2017

P.K. Subban sleighs with a Holiday Surprise

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Watch P.K. Subban transform from Nashville Predators defensive superstar, into 75-year-old Eddie, to spread holiday cheer as he strolls through Nashville on his way to surprise one of his Blueline Buddies families!

December 22, 2017

G&D Donates 25 Sets of Hockey Equipment to Project “Come Together – Tous Ensemble"

By: NHLPA Media Release

The donation was unveiled on the Canada 150 Rink at Parliament Hill with PPS, RCMP and local children from the Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) elementary school board.

December 18, 2017