Category: Other News

Erik Gudbranson Discusses Disagreeing With Minor Hockey Coaches

By: Catherine Faas

Erik Gudbranson has experienced certain moments where he disagreed with his coaches’ choices and decisions, but that comes with working as part of a team.

June 19, 2013

2012-13 NHL Awards Recap

By: NHLPA Staff

A complete list of the 2012-13 NHL Player Awards winners.

June 15, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (June 7 – June 14)

By: Catherine Faas

Whether they’re in the finals or not, this week the players shared their Stanley Cup excitement with fans on Twitter.

June 14, 2013

It’s Not Yours Until You Shake On It

By: Catherine Faas

No playoff series is truly over until both teams partake in the time-honoured tradition of the post-game handshake line.

June 13, 2013

Another Step in the Journey - 2013 NHL Combine

By: Ryan Parker

The top-rated prospects for the upcoming NHL Draft were in Toronto recently for the 2013 NHL Combine, an event that tests their physical ability, as well as their personalities.

June 7, 2013

Gregory Campbell Kills Penalty Despite Breaking Leg

By: Catherine Faas

Gregory Campbell shows us why hockey players are the world’s toughest athletes in our viral video of the week.

June 6, 2013

Players One Step Closer to Approving Grandfather Use of Visors

By: Ryan Parker

At the Competition Committee meeting in Toronto on Tuesday, the NHLPA contingent discussed the issue of grandfathering visors and informed the committee that, subject to NHLPA Executive Board and NHL Board of Governors approval, this is something the players are now in favour of implementing.

June 4, 2013

Brian Campbell On The Feeling Of Scoring A Goal

By: Catherine Faas

We asked Brian Campbell what feels better - setting up a great play, or scoring a goal? As a defenseman, Brian Campbell doesn’t always get the opportunity to score goals.

June 4, 2013

NHLPA Announces Players to Attend Third Annual Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp

By: NHLPA Staff

NHL Players and top 42 Bantam-aged players from across Canada to train side-by-side from August 6-10, 2013 at Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON

May 30, 2013

My Typical Pre-Game Routine

By: Catherine Faas

Tyler Seguin is a player that lives by routine.

May 28, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (May 17 – May 24)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, many players took to Twitter to share moments from their off-season, and offer support to victims of the Oklahoma tornado.

May 24, 2013

Colin McDonald Campaigns for Teammate John Tavares

By: Catherine Faas

EA Sports’ NHL 14 Cover Vote campaign is coming to a close with just four candidates remaining in the competition.

May 23, 2013

Brian Campbell Outlines The Habits of Good Hockey Parents

By: Catherine Faas

Brian Campbell's parents helped him succeed by encouraging him to have fun with hockey, but also knew when to motivate him to work harder.

May 21, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (May 10 – May 17)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, the players took to Twitter to show their mothers some love and comment on playoff hockey.

May 17, 2013

The Evolution of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane

By: Catherine Faas

Tazer and Kaner get the video montage treatment. From babies to NHL stars, this is the evolution of Toews and Kane.

May 16, 2013

Thomas Hickey Explains What It Takes To Make It

By: Catherine Faas

Thomas Hickey explains the difference between great players, and great players who manage to break into the NHL.

May 14, 2013

NHL 14 Cover Vote: Down To Eight

By: Catherine Faas

The NHL 14 Cover Vote is now down to just eight players competing for a spot in the Semifinals.

May 13, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (May 3 – May 10)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, the players took to Twitter to talk about the Stanley Cup playoffs and NHL 14 Cover Vote.

May 10, 2013

Chicago Blackhawks Players Make 9-Year-Old's Wish Come True

By: Catherine Faas

The Chicago Blackhawks, in conjunction with the Make A Wish Foundation, gave 9-year-old James Ensign a chance to fulfill his dream of skating and practicing with the team.

May 9, 2013

How Hockey Made Jason Chimera A Better Person

By: NHLPA Staff

Jason Chimera explains how hockey is a sport that truly makes you better.

May 8, 2013