Category: Player Features

Can You or Can't You | Party VI

By: NHLPA Staff

Juggling, another language, and who we could trick into touching their nose with their tongue!

2 days ago

Oleksiak recounts eye-opening Ecuador experience

By: Chris Lomon

Admittedly, Jamie Oleksiak can be a little bit of a Scrooge when it comes to doing certain odd jobs around his parents’ house. But he was definitely in the giving mood over four days in Ecuador.

3 days ago

Caption This | Part IV

By: NHLPA Staff

Marc-Andre Fleury and Nathan MacKinnon had some fun with this one, but Jamie Benn may have won best caption.

3 days ago

International experience, perseverance shaped Jensen's game

By: Tim Wharnsby

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Nick Jensen admits facing a player named Nicklas Jensen was a little on the strange side.

4 days ago

Can You or Can't You | Part V

By: NHLPA Staff

Not to burst Patrick Kane's bubble, but the triangle may not count as musical ability.

December 7, 2018

Draisaitl an elite player – and person too

By: Chris Lomon

It turns out Leon Draisaitl’s popularity amongst his teammates extends far beyond what he does on the ice.

December 6, 2018

Over 21 seasons of mileage for Thornton – and his family too

By: Tim Wharnsby

Joe Thornton’s career is going strong in his 21st pro season – and so are his parents.

December 4, 2018

Werenski grateful to line up beside Jones

By: Chris Lomon

What’s the best thing about playing alongside Seth Jones? For a fellow defenceman, it’s in knowing you don’t have to face-off against him.

December 4, 2018

Cutting it Close: Nylander inks 6-year extension with Leafs just before deadline

By: Canadian Press

William Nylander's contract impasse has finally come to an end.

December 1, 2018

Can You or Can't You | Part IV

By: NHLPA Staff

No wakeboarding for these guys, but only a few of them think they could – even if they were allowed!

November 30, 2018

Caption This | Part III

By: NHLPA Staff

Warning: This video contains some serious frosted tips.

November 29, 2018

Classroom, on-ice work complete Kreider's hockey IQ

By: Chris Lomon

If the winningest coach in NCAA men’s hockey history had the time, he’d gladly take hours to talk about Chris Kreider.

November 29, 2018

At the rink and away from it, Moore thankful for Olczyk's impact

By: Tim Wharnsby

The 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium will be extra special for John Moore, who knows hockey wasn't always so popular near his suburban Chicago hometown.

November 28, 2018

Longevity, records follow Howard

By: Chris Lomon

During his time in the U.S. collegiate hockey ranks, goaltender Jimmy Howard set a slew of team standards for the Maine Black Bears.

November 27, 2018

Can You or Can't You | Part III

By: NHLPA Staff

Who can solve a Rubik’s cube and who can shuffle like a pro, while one player pulls off a magic trick in Part II of asking over a dozen players about their off-ice skills!

November 23, 2018

Dubois father-son relationship navigates two leagues

By: Tim Wharnsby

Hockey is in his DNA. There is a reason why Dubois wears sweater No. 18.

November 22, 2018

There is no one healing process when it comes to losing a loved one: Foligno

By: Chris Lomon

Marcus Foligno thinks of his mother every day.

November 21, 2018

Rinne sets mark for Finnish goalies, Predators top Blues 4-1

By: Canadian Press

Pekka Rinne leads the Finns in wins.

November 21, 2018

Giving back comes from the heart for Hamonic, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Beginning a five-part series highlighting the NHLPA's partnership with Kids Help Phone, NHLPA members reflect on the importance of giving back.

November 20, 2018

Reinhart's skill draws from multi-sport upbringing

By: Chris Lomon

Before he settled on hockey as his No. 1 sport, the 23-year-old was holding court as a hard-hitting lefty that netted his share of tennis hardware.

November 20, 2018