Category: Other News

NHL 14 Cover Vote: Round Two Wrap Up

By: Catherine Faas

Round Two of EA SPORTS’ NHL 14 Cover Vote has closed and just 16 candidates remain.

May 6, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (April 26 – May 3)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, the players took to Twitter to share their excitement for the playoffs.

May 3, 2013

Adam McQuaid Discusses Sacrifices Made To Achieve His Goals

By: NHLPA Staff

Adam McQuaid knows he’s had to make a lot of sacrifices in order to keep hockey his number one priority.

April 30, 2013

NHL 14 Cover Vote: Round One Wrap Up

By: Catherine Faas

Round One of EA SPORTS’ NHL 14 Cover Vote has closed. Here’s where the players stand moving into Round Two.

April 29, 2013

John Scott Pranking His Teammates

By: Catherine Faas

Hockey players are known for their locker room pranks, but the Buffalo Sabres’ John Scott has set the bar quite high with his latest post-interview interruption routine.

April 27, 2013

What Hockey Has Given Me

By: NHLPA Staff

When you participate in a hobby, be it playing a sport, an instrument, cooking - whatever the case may be - it's not uncommon for you to inevitably pick up one or two valuable life skills while doing it.

April 23, 2013

Toronto Maple Leafs Make Playoffs After 9 Year Drought

By: Catherine Faas, Eric Epstein

The Toronto Maple Leafs managed clinched their first playoff berth since 2003-2004. Find out what has changed in nine years time.

April 22, 2013

Mats Sundin and Tie Domi Say “Game On Cancer”

By: Catherine Faas

Scott McKay worked as the Toronto Maple Leafs equipment manager for over a decade, developing lasting friendships with many of the team’s players over the years.

April 18, 2013

Vancouver’s Green Men Make Cammalleri Laugh

By: Catherine Faas

If you’ve ever seen a Vancouver Canucks game – on TV or in person – you’ve heard of their infamous Green Men.

April 11, 2013

A Message of Acceptance & Inclusion

By: Chris Lomon

When Matt Moulson, Claude Giroux and their fellow NHLPA members were asked last year to lend their support to the You Can Play Project, an initiative dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation, their response was far from surprising.

April 11, 2013

Karl Alzner's Pre-Game Routine

By: NHLPA Staff

Maintaining a pre-game routine helps players keep their mind focused before they hit the ice.

April 9, 2013

Wayne Fleming (1950-2013)

By: Ryan Parker

Sadly, after battling brain cancer, longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming passed away on Monday, at the age of 62. Players, executives and media from around the hockey world offfered their condolences, honouring a man who was highly respected within the game.

March 27, 2013

Karl Alzner Lists His Standout Hockey Moments

By: NHLPA Staff

Karl Alzner has had a lot of memorable moments throughout the course of his hockey-playing years.

March 26, 2013

RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge Nominated For Three Awards

By: NHLPA Staff

On Friday March 22nd, the NHLPA along with the RBC is nominated for three awards at the 16th Annual Star Awards Gala, honouring the best in event management in Canada.

March 22, 2013

Mathieu Schneider - 2013 NHL GM Meetings

By: Ryan Parker

NHLPA Special Assistant to the Executive Director, Mathieu Schneider spoke to the media today following his involvement and participation in the GM Meetings being held in Toronto on March 20th.

March 20, 2013

Eric Staal on Advice for Hockey Parents

By: Catherine Faas

Eric Staal’s mother and father are seasoned hockey parents.

March 12, 2013

Matt Stajan on the Importance of Staying Positive

By: NHLPA Staff

Every hockey player will face ups and downs throughout their hockey-playing years.

February 15, 2013

THE NHLPA, UPPER DECK & THE NHL OFFERING U.S. FANS FREE HOCKEY CARDS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL HOCKEY CARD DAY!

By: NHLPA Staff

The celebration occurs on Saturday, February 9th, in conjunction with “Hockey Day in the U.S.”

February 14, 2013

Behind-the-Scenes of the Verizon NHL GameCentre Commercials

By: Catherine Faas

See exclusive photos from the commercial shoots starring Scott Hartnell, Matt Greene, Jarret Stoll, Jonathan Quick, and Dustin Brown.

February 8, 2013

THE NHLPA, UPPER DECK & THE NHL OFFERING CANADIAN FANS FREE HOCKEY CARDS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL HOCKEY CARD DAY!

By: NHLPA Staff

The celebration occurs on Saturday, February 9th, in conjunction with “Hockey Day in Canada”.

February 7, 2013