Category: Giving Back

Giordano first NHL player to win prestigious ESPY

By: Tim Wharnsby

When Mark Giordano and his wife Lauren imagined and established Team Giordano three years ago they didn’t set out to win awards for their charity work.

July 31, 2017

Smashfest hits record total as Eaves is crowned champion for third time

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Created and hosted by Dominic Moore and supported by the NHLPA, Smashfest continued to grow its efforts Thursday to help fund concussion and rare cancer research with Smashfest VI, one of the most unique charitable experiences that has now raised over $665,000 to date.

July 21, 2017

Couture suits up for inaugural charity event

By: Chris Lomon

For Logan Couture, the opportunity was a perfect fit. On August 16 in London, Ont., the 28-year-old San Jose centreman will host the first annual All-in for Brain Research charity event at Centennial Hall.

July 18, 2017

Foligno brothers enjoy off-ice sibling rivalry too

By: Chris Lomon

There was a time when Nick and Marcus Foligno would tee off, literally, on one another. On a Wednesday afternoon at Glen Abbey Golf Course, the brothers brought their now friendly sibling rivalry to the annual NHLPA Golf Tournament.

July 13, 2017

NHLPA Players Tee It up for 25th Annual Golf classic

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Like it does every year, the NHLPA Golf Classic brought NHL players together in the name of charity. The tournament celebrated its 25th anniversary as it was able to bring its total donation to over $3.6 million dollars since its inception in 1993.

July 12, 2017

Annual NHLPA Golf Classic Turns 25

By: NHLPA Staff

Every summer since 1993, NHL players have gathered for the annual NHLPA Golf Classic.

July 11, 2017

Tkachuk: It’s one of those events that shows you the big picture

By: Chris Lomon

He’s one of hockey’s most intense players, but don’t expect the quite the same competitive display from Matthew Tkachuk when he serves up his best shot at the Smashfest Charity Ping-Pong Challenge.

July 11, 2017

NHLPA Golf Classic Set For 25th Anniversary

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The annual NHLPA Golf Classic is set to get underway July 12 as the tournament will celebrate its 25th anniversary at Glen Abbey Golf Course.

July 7, 2017

Hamonic and Foundation Ready to Jump to the West

By: Chris Lomon

How’s the summer of Travis Hamonic so far? Busy, but anything but boring.

July 4, 2017

Wayne Train Eager to Return For Hometown Tournament

By: Chris Lomon

Wayne Simmonds doesn’t have to wear his Philadelphia Flyers sweater to be a difference maker. A second straight 30-goal season, four game-winning tallies, and MVP honours at the NHL All-Star Game – the Wayne Train was rolling in 2016-17.

June 29, 2017

Mark Scheifele Keeping Kids on the Ice

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Who inspires who? During the third annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp this weekend the Winnipeg Jets forward, alongside a new friend named Logan, helped raise funds for KidSport Winnipeg.

June 27, 2017

Ladd Foundation Taking Off

By: Chris Lomon

The Ladd Foundation, a donor-advised fund, supports a broad range of causes, namely focused on youth and the environment, with an awareness of issues impacting the health and well-being of young people, such as disabilities, illness, mental health and poverty.

June 22, 2017

J.T. Brown is Gaming for Good

By: Chris Lomon

Thanks to the popular gaming platform, Twitch, a streaming service that enables people to play video games while users watch live, J.T. Brown is now sharing his hobby with hundreds of others while engaging with fans.

June 13, 2017

Dominic Moore to Host Sixth Annual Smashfest® July 20 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

Charity Ping-Pong Challenge supported by the NHLPA raises funds for concussion & rare cancer research.

June 7, 2017

Unbreakable bond: Kyle Turris and the Capital City Condors

By: Chris Lomon

Not long after playing overtime hero for Ottawa in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the New York Rangers, Turris was once again playing hero, this time in a suit, not a Senators sweater.

May 18, 2017

NHLPA Continues Support of Pioneer Park Hockey Program

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The NHLPA continued its a longstanding connection with the Pioneer Park Panther Hockey Program, donating ice time at the Cambridge Ice Centre to end the team's season.

April 5, 2017

Rielly: No Good Way to use the R-Word

By: Chris Lomon

Morgan Rielly, along with Toronto Maple Leafs teammate James van Riemsdyk and Anaheim forward Ryan Getzlaf,  stepped up to lend a hand to help get a message out for Special Olympics Canada,

March 7, 2017

Tierney pulling out all the assists

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to Chris Tierney lending a helping hand, it’s not a question of, ‘What does he do?’ In this instance, it’s more appropriate to ask, ‘What doesn’t he do?

February 28, 2017

Matt Murray's helping hand is also impressive

By: Chris Lomon

As one of the NHL’s top goaltenders, coming up big just seems to come naturally for Matt Murray. It turns out that a helping hand from Matt Murray is just as impressive as his glove hand.

February 16, 2017


By: NHLPA Staff

Campaign will celebrate diversity, inclusion initiatives every day this month.

February 1, 2017