Player Features

Brandon Tanev vital to Jets' postseason success

By: Chris Lomon

“He brings it every night," says Winnipeg Jets teammate Adam Lowry. "He’s a heart-and-soul player. I think he’s vital to our success."

6 days ago

Avs defenceman Cale Makar scores playoff goal in NHL debut

By: Canadian Press

Cale Makar didn't take long to accomplish a little bit of history.

6 days ago

Matthews carries poise into third NHL career postseason

By: Chris Lomon

Even when he wasn’t playing hockey, Auston Matthews still found a way to turn heads.

April 11, 2019

A game of another kind for Bryan Rust

By: Chris Lomon

Soon enough, hockey will dominate nearly every thought the 26-year-old two-time Stanley Cup winner has. But on this, day, it’s all about Game of Thrones.

April 9, 2019

Being Tom Wilson: Inside the life of hockey's most hated man

By: Canadian Press

Tom Wilson tries not to read everything about him on social media.

April 7, 2019

Passing Fancy: How Lightning's Nikita Kucherov became a star

By: Canadian Press

The lesson Nikita Kucherov learned from childhood coach Gennady Kurdin is on display every time he laces up his skates and steps on to the ice.

April 4, 2019

From Kladno to Calgary, Frolik closing in on milestone

By: Chris Lomon

Meeting your hockey idol when you were seven? Priceless. Getting to play with him when you’re in the NHL? Ditto.

April 4, 2019

Wild ride for new dad and now an NHL regular, Brad Hunt

By: Tim Wharnsby

Sidney Crosby had his family’s basement dryer to perfect his shot, Minnesota Wild defenceman Brad Hunt had his backyard shooting deck.

April 2, 2019

Jacob Markstrom evolving into elite NHL goalie for Vancouver Canucks

By: Canadian Press

Jacob Markstrom's quiet evolution into an elite NHL goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks hasn't surprised his teammate Alex Biega.

March 31, 2019

Gustaffson, glut of Swedish defencemen carry on Lidstrom's legacy

By: Tim Wharnsby

The hockey landscape is crowded these days with elite-level Swedish defencemen.

March 27, 2019

Friendly competition bonds Matheson, Pfalzer

By: Chris Lomon

What does a busy hockey-playing couple like to do in their spare time? Play hockey, of course.

March 26, 2019

Match made in hockey heaven for Bonino family

By: Chris Lomon

What do you get when you pair an American-born hockey player with a Canadian-born hockey player?

March 21, 2019

Maple Leafs sign forward Nic Petan to two-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nic Petan to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of US$775,000.

March 21, 2019

Donato impressing as he navigates a whirlwind start to NHL career

By: Tim Wharnsby

Ryan Donato has enjoyed quite the 13-month hockey odyssey.

March 20, 2019

Out of the Desert: Strome excelling with Blackhawks following trade from Coyotes

By: Canadian Press

Dylan Strome knew it was something he would have to fight through by himself.

March 19, 2019

Sissons rounding out game with finesse

By: Chris Lomon

What exactly does Colton Sissons do to help his team get the win? Just about anything you can think of.

March 19, 2019

Transition has Nyquist on course for career-high

By: Chris Lomon

How a collegiate career with the University of Maine Black Bears set Nyquist on course towards a prosperous NHL career.

March 14, 2019

Graves making impression on Avs blue line

By: Tim Wharnsby

There is no relation between Adam and Ryan Graves, but they immediately hit it off after the Rangers selected the younger Graves in the fourth round at the 2013 NHL Draft.

March 13, 2019

Malkin at 1,000; a star hiding in plain sight

By: Canadian Press

The cameras crowd around Sidney Crosby's stall, parting only to let the Pittsburgh Penguins captain slip through and tug on a baseball cap before the lights flip on, the microphones close in and the questions come.

March 12, 2019

Travis Hamonic on supporting Indigenous youth

By: Chris Lomon

Travis Hamonic talks about the importance of making a difference in the lives of Indigenous young people through The Northern Project.

March 12, 2019