As the NHLPA marks its 50th anniversary in 2017, NHLPA.com looks back at some of the pivotal moments in the association’s history. In this piece, guest writer Russ Cohen travels back to the early 1990s, the first NHL players’ strike, and how small cardboard hockey pictures once relegated to bicycle spokes, quickly changed the business of hockey – on the players side – forever.
When your team needs to take advantage of a man advantage situation, these five players know how to give their respective team a lift by lighting the lamp.
St. Louis born and a player for the New York Islanders, Scott Mayfield's favourite NFL team comes a bit of a surprise! Learn more about the defenceman in his player Q&A!
The community of 1,000 near Pittsburgh celebrated in style as the top hockey community in the United States.
Find out who Anthony Beauvillier is cheering for at the US Open and more in this week's Player Q&A!
When it comes to logging some serious ice time, these five defenceman know a thing or two about going the extra mile.
With summer coming to an end, the hockey season is just around the corner and for some NHL rookies, they remain eager to build on a strong first impression made at the end of the 2016-17 season.
Why Ivan Provorov wears No. 9, his favourite movies and more in the defenceman for the Philadelphia Flyers' Player Q&A this week.
Longtime Coyotes captain Shane Doan has announced his retirement in a letter to fans in Phoenix.
If you happen to be a man (or two) down, you might not be on the short end of the stick when it comes to these five players.
Merry Christmas, Ryan Callahan. When it comes to getting a head start on holiday planning, you might want to take a cue from Tampa Bay’s alternate captain and his wife, Kyla.
Another NHLPA Rookie Showcase came and went Monday as 26 of the game's top rookies and prospects descended on Toronto to take part in the ninth annual event at Mattamy Athletic Centre.
They’ve competed internationally for their homeland of Sweden, but Erik Karlsson and Oliver Ekman-Larsson have teamed up again – but this time, it’s to #StopSucking.
It might not be the Stanley Cup, but winning Da Beauty League’s John Scott Cup is a pretty big deal to the nearly 30 NHL players vying for it.
Who has the most tallies heading into the 2017-18 season? Hint: he’s a big man with nearly 1,400 regular season NHL games to his name.
From Stanley Cup champs to gold medal Olympians, these five netminders give their respective teams net gains every time they’re between the pipes.
The inaugural Matt Calvert Charity Shootout was a success as Calvert, from Brandon, Man. helped raise $50,000 for the Palliative Care Unit at the Brandon Regional Health Centre.
Need to win a faceoff at a crucial point in a game? Then look no further than these five players, forwards with a flair for winning puck battles.
Just ahead of the Rogers Cup, Connor McDavid took on his sporting counterparts in a five-event face-off at Toronto’s Kew Beach Tennis Club July 26.
It’s been a busy, but memorable NHL off-season for Antoine Roussel, including another cherished chance to play for his country on the world hockey stage.From concerts to family time to suiting up for France at the IIHF World Championship, Roussel presents his Top 5 Off-Season moments.