Category: Player Features

Byron honoured to wear the 'A'

By: Chris Lomon

It’s an honour Paul Byron never saw coming, but one that he wears proudly and humbly.

4 days ago

Bobrovsky nets high praise from teammates

By: Chris Lomon

It’s not the just the regular season or playoffs where Bob doesn’t want a puck to get by him.

5 days ago

With on-ice milestone in sight, Lundqvist makes impact away from rink

By: Chris Lomon

While his greatest masterpieces have come between the pipes, Henrik Lundqvist recently showed his creative touch outside of the crease.

October 4, 2018

Hometown Canucks fueled Rasmussen's hockey passion

By: Tim Wharnsby

There was no doubt in the young mind of Detroit Red Wings forward Michael Rasmussen that he was going to be a hockey player after the first time he hit the ice.

October 3, 2018

Heading home | 2018-19 NHL Global Series

By: Ryan Parker

Leon Draistail, Nico Hischier, and Tobias Rieder talk about their excitement to lace up their skates at home as part of the NHL Global Series.

October 2, 2018

Duchene: When push comes to shove, people help people

By: Chris Lomon

“There are lot of bad things going on in the world these days, but when push comes to shove, people help people.”

October 1, 2018

'The choice was obvious:' Shea Weber named captain of the Montreal Canadiens

By: Canadian Press

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber has been named as the 30th captain in franchise history.

October 1, 2018

Senators forward Smith ready to prove he's still an asset after clearing waivers

By: Canadian Press

After a tumultuous 48 hours, Zack Smith is ready to prove he's still an asset to the Ottawa Senators.

September 27, 2018

Kadri grown into main cog, special player for Maple Leafs

By: Chris Lomon

You can count Mark Hunter, owner, GM and vice president of the OHL’s London Knights as a huge supporter of Kadri, the 27-year-old Toronto Maple Leafs centre.

September 25, 2018

Theodore ends holdout, agrees to 7-year deal with Vegas

By: Canadian Press

Defenceman Shea Theodore ended his holdout Monday night, agreeing to a seven-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.

September 24, 2018

Ex-Sabres captain Brian Gionta retires after 16 NHL seasons

By: Canadian Press

At a mere 5-foot-7, Brian Gionta knew the odds would be long at getting an opportunity to play in the NHL some 20 years ago after being drafted by the New Jersey Devils.

September 24, 2018

Former Jets workhorse goalie Ondrej Pavelec retires after 11 NHL seasons

By: Canadian Press

Ondrej Pavelec, who was a workhorse in the Jets' goal after the NHL franchise moved from Atlanta to Winnipeg, announced his retirement Thursday.

September 20, 2018

Gibson's retro masks homage to hometown, Ducks anniversary

By: Chris Lomon

John Gibson is ready to unmask his retro side – times two – in 2018-19.

September 20, 2018

Early Olympic experience set stage for Brickley's hockey career

By: Tim Wharnsby

Daniel Brickley assembled with the world's greatest athletes in Salt Lake City sixteen years ago. Now 23 and a professional, Brickley recalls the experience as setting the stage for his career in hockey.

September 19, 2018

Tavares still working overtime

By: Chris Lomon

When the London Knights acquired John Tavares in a blockbuster deal on January 8, 2009, team brass knew they were getting a game-changing superstar. As it turned out, it was even better than they expected.

September 18, 2018

Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg calls it a career

By: Canadian Press

Henrik Zetterberg knew something wasn't right with his back last January when he stopped practicing. Despite the aches and pains, he did not miss a game all season for the Detroit Red Wings.

September 14, 2018

Stars All-Star centre Seguin signs $78.8M, 8-year extension

By: Canadian Press

Tyler Seguin showed up in Dallas five years ago mired in a Twitter-fed mess and vowing to show fans he could be one of the faces of the only NHL franchise in Texas.

September 13, 2018

Scheifele Set To Make His Mark (Again)

By: Chris Lomon

What happens when you serve up deserving words of praise to your teammate and captain? If you’re Mark Scheifele, you get the same in return.

September 13, 2018

Brown Brings Intensity, Positivity

By: Chris Lomon

“He’s a guy that when he came to us, he was mature beyond his years." - Dave Brown, GM of the Erie Otters

September 11, 2018

After the perfect summer, Mikael Backlund is ready for October

By: Chris Lomon

How would Mikael Backlund like to see the 2018-19 NHL season play out? Just like his off-season.

September 6, 2018