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Kevin Westgarth On What Playing Other Sports Gives You

By: NHLPA Staff

Kevin Westgarth played a variety of sports, in addition to hockey, as a young player.

July 9, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (June 28th – July 5th)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, the players shared their reactions to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

July 5, 2013

Open Market in the NHL

By: Ryan Parker

Players will be the focal point as clubs enter the free agent marketplace looking to improve for the 2013-14 season and beyond

July 5, 2013

2013 NHL Draft - Nathan MacKinnon

By: NHLPA Staff

Nathan MacKinnon, the Halifax Mooseheads superstar was the 1st overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.

June 30, 2013

Dreams Come True On Draft Day

By: Ryan Parker

MacKinnon, Drouin, Jones & the other top names all highlight the 1st round of the 2013 NHL Draft

June 30, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (June 21st-28th)

By: Catherine Faas

It’s the highlight of every NHL season. This week, the players react to the Stanley Cup finals.

June 28, 2013

Patrick Kane Gets Hosed On Letterman

By: Catherine Faas

2013 Conn Smyth Trophy winner and Stanley Cup champion Patrick Kane made an appearance on the iconic Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday night.

June 27, 2013

Don Baizley: 1942 – 2013

By: Ryan Parker

The hockey world is in mourning as longtime NHLPA certified player agent Don Baizley has passed away

June 27, 2013

Kevin Westgarth On Developing Work Ethic Through Hockey

By: Catherine Faas

Work ethic isn’t cultivated in a couple of days.

June 25, 2013

Blackhawks Capture the Cup

By: Ryan Parker

The Chicago Blackhawks stunned the Bruins and their fans with a thrilling Game 6 victory to capture the Stanley Cup

June 24, 2013

Top Player Tweets of the Week (June 14th – June 21st)

By: Catherine Faas

This week, the players celebrated Father’s Day, shared their Stanley Cup finals excitement, and enjoyed some off-season activities.

June 21, 2013

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