Category: Other News

A history of Trading Cards

By: Russ Cohen

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.

November 29, 2017

My Top 5 | PPG Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

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.

October 3, 2017

Player Q&A | Scott Mayfield

By: NHLPA Staff

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!

September 27, 2017

Belle Vernon Rings In Kraft Hockeyville USA 2017

By: Ryan Parker

The community of 1,000 near Pittsburgh celebrated in style as the top hockey community in the United States.

September 25, 2017

Player Q&A | Anthony Beauvillier

By: NHLPA Staff

Find out who Anthony Beauvillier is cheering for at the US Open and more in this week's Player Q&A!

September 5, 2017

My Top 5 | Ice time Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to logging some serious ice time, these five defenceman know a thing or two about going the extra mile.

September 5, 2017

NHL rookies ready to build off strong first impressions

By: David Morassutti

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.

September 1, 2017

Player Q&A | Ivan Provorov

By: NHLPA Staff

Why Ivan Provorov wears No. 9, his favourite movies and more in the defenceman for the Philadelphia Flyers' Player Q&A this week.

August 30, 2017

Shane Doan announces retirement from NHL

By: Canadian Press

Longtime Coyotes captain Shane Doan has announced his retirement in a letter to fans in Phoenix.

August 30, 2017

My Top 5 | Active short-handed goal leaders

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 29, 2017

Merry Christmas, Ryan Callahan

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 29, 2017

2017 NHLPA Rookie Showcase wrap-up

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

August 29, 2017

Karlsson and Ekman-Larsson 'stop sucking' for the oceans

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

August 25, 2017

Players having a beauty of a time in Minnesota

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 24, 2017

My Top 5 | Active Scoring D-men

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 22, 2017

My Top 5 | Shutout Stars

By: Chris Lomon

From Stanley Cup champs to gold medal Olympians, these five netminders give their respective teams net gains every time they’re between the pipes.

August 15, 2017

Calvert raises $50K for hometown hospital with inaugural event

By: Nadia Vocaturo

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.

August 2, 2017

My Top 5 | Draw Artists

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 1, 2017

McDavid humbled by Bouchard's athleticism

By: Chris Lomon

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.

August 1, 2017

My Top 5 | Antoine Roussel

By: Chris Lomon

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.

July 25, 2017