Category: Other News

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

Player Q&A | Oliver Ekman-Larsson

By: NHLPA Staff

Oliver Ekman-Larsson loves that you get to travel to different cities as an NHL player, but for this Swedish defenceman, there's no place like home.

June 28, 2017

My Top 5 | Trevor van Riemsdyk

By: Chris Lomon

In this edition of My Top 5, the New Jersey native picks out his favourite singers/groups and reveals which one of the van Riemsdyk brothers (himself, James or Brendan) could hold his own on the concert stage.

June 27, 2017

Bonino's Bad Break Made Better

By: Chris Lomon

As far as bad breaks go, literally and figuratively, it couldn’t have been any worse for Nick Bonino. But in the end, things got better – much better.

June 15, 2017

Player Q&A | Eric Lindros

By: NHLPA Staff

With Father's Day around the corner, proud dad Eric Lindros answers why he wore No. 88, what his favourite jersey was growing up and more in this week's Player Q&A.

June 14, 2017

My Top 5 | Playoff Points Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

The 2017 Stanley Cup has been decided as the Pittsburgh Penguins skated away with hockey’s ultimate team trophy for the second straight season and fifth time overall. There were plenty of prime time performances throughout the Playoffs, including these five players who topped the charts in points.

June 13, 2017

Top 5 | Nashville Predators Game-Changers

By: Chris Lomon

Down two games to one in the Stanley Cup Final, the Nashville Predators delivered their second straight home win to even the series, as the scene now shifts to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday.

June 6, 2017

Player Q&A | Joel Edmundson

By: NHLPA Staff

Joel Edmundson isn't picky about his travel partner, and even though he's Canadian, he's not cheering for the lone MLB team north of the border. All that and more in his Player Q&A!

May 31, 2017

My Top 5 | Brad May

By: Chris Lomon

Find out who has the edge in the Stanley Cup Final, according to Brad May, as the 2007 Stanley Cup winner with the Anaheim Ducks picks his game-changers in this edition of 'My Top 5'.

May 29, 2017

My Top 5 | Steve Duchesne

By: Chris Lomon

Steve Duchesne carved out a reputation as a highly effective offensive defenceman over 1,113 NHL regular season and 121 playoff games. In this edition of My Top 5, the undrafted blueliner serves up his views on what a defenceman can do to boost their team’s post-season fortunes.

May 23, 2017

Player Q&A | Yannick Weber

By: NHLPA Staff

Get to know Yannick Weber, Swiss defenceman for the Nashville Predators, a little bit better in this week's Player Q&A.

May 17, 2017

My Top 5 | Mike Knuble

By: Chris Lomon

Mike Knuble hoisted hockey’s most cherished team trophy in 1998 with the Detroit Red Wings. The right-winger, who played 1,068 career NHL regular season games and was a lifetime +76, offers up the most effective ways a forward can make a post-season impact - other than scoring.

May 16, 2017

My Top 5 | Jamie Macoun

By: Chris Lomon

A two-time Stanley Cup champion (Calgary and Detroit), Jamie Macoun played in 1,128 regular season NHL games, spending parts of 17 campaigns with three different teams.

May 2, 2017

My Top 5 | Guy Carbonneau

By: Chris Lomon

Three-time Stanley Cup champion Guy Carbonneau offers up his Top 5 bits of advice for young players when it comes to playoff hockey.

April 18, 2017

My Top 5 | Wendel Clark

By: Chris Lomon

Wendel Clark knows a thing or two about what makes the Stanley Cup Playoffs so great. The former Toronto Maple Leafs offered up his Top 5 reasons as to why it’s the most wonderful time of the year for players and fans.

April 11, 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

Chuck Hughes' sweet tooth for hockey

By: Chris Lomon

If there were a Stanley Cup for chefs, Chuck Hughes would have hoisted it over his head on a few occasions. A world-renowned chef, restaurant owner, TV personality and author, the Quebec-born Hughes has an undeniable passion for food. But, it’s not his only one.

April 4, 2017

NHLPA Statement on NHL's 2018 Olympic Winter Games decision

By: NHLPA Staff

"The players are extraordinarily disappointed and adamantly disagree with the NHL's shortsighted decision to not continue our participation in the Olympics."

April 3, 2017

Players celebrate National Puppy Day

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In case you missed it, yesterday was National Puppy Day. We did the hard work for you, and gathered some of the top "aww"-inducing posts from players across the league.

March 24, 2017