Player Features

Simmonds: We want to make it comfortable for everyone to come to the rink

By: Chris Lomon

Wayne Simmonds, who recently took part in a webinar discussion on the lessons learned from "Willie, looks to help build an inclusive future as part of the Hockey Diversity Alliance.

Yesterday

Seabrook's latest donation continues commitment to Chicago students

By: Chris Lomon

One of the longest-serving players in Chicago Blackhawks’ history keeps coming up with new ways to give back.

3 days ago

Watson reflects on recovery process after meaningful visit

By: Chris Lomon

Austin Watson exhales slowly before he starts to answer. He doesn’t shy away from telling his story.

3 days ago

Nilsson's goal an inclusive world for kids, teenagers

By: Chris Lomon

Anders Nilsson will never mask his support of the LGBTQ+ community.

June 26, 2020

Talbot helps Alabama-Huntsville hockey program charge on

By: Chris Lomon

Cam Talbot, who played three seasons [2007-10] in net for the Chargers, is understandably thrilled to see hockey play on at UAH. He's not alone.

June 24, 2020

Rebuild Minnesota: Dumba looks to help leave lasting difference

By: Chris Lomon

As he sat watching the television, Dumba felt much farther away than the 1,900 kilometers between where he was in Calgary and his NHL home in Minneapolis.

June 23, 2020

Inspired by friend Demitra, Tatar pays it forward with hometown hockey club visit

By: Chris Lomon

Tomáš Tatar’s recent visit with kids at his hometown hockey club was about remembering the past, embracing the present, and inspiring the future.

June 18, 2020

The Heart’s Playbook: The Foligno family journey

By: Chris Lomon

The Heart’s Playbook serves as a platform for Nick and Janelle Foligno to share their life story and how they navigate obstacles and opportunity, as a way to inspire others.

June 17, 2020

Del Zotto takes off-ice game to a new level

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s raising money, awareness or the roof, Michael Del Zotto is taking his off-ice profile to a whole new level.

June 15, 2020

Players committed to education, action to combat racial injustice

By: Chris Lomon

The words they choose are different, but for Patrice Bergeron and Adam Henrique, the message and the sentiment are very much the same.

June 11, 2020

Unlikely friendship becomes one of league's best bromances

By: Chris Lomon

From lining up on the opposite sides of the international puck to suiting up as NHL teammates, Chabot and White's friendship has become a fan favourite.

May 28, 2020

Atkinson hosting virtual 5K for COVID-19 testing machine

By: Chris Lomon

Cam Atkinson is raising funds for a COVID-19 testing machine through his upcoming Force Network Fund Virtual 5K with plenty of support from his Columbus Blue Jackets teammates.

May 27, 2020

Miracle in the making: Turris bringing awareness to local baseball league

By: Chris Lomon

It was last spring when Scott Tygard, president and executive director of the Miracle League of Music City, met Kyle Turris at a baseball park in Nashville.

May 21, 2020

Allen, players step up in wake of Nova Scotia tragedy

By: Chris Lomon

Jake Allen is hoping that social media sharing, a signed goalie stick and a game-used blocker can play a part in raising funds for those affected by the Nova Scotia shooting.

May 19, 2020

Miller raising funds for food banks through Steadfast Foundation auction

By: Chris Lomon

Just like the name of his charitable foundation, Ryan Miller is steadfast in his desire to make a difference.

May 14, 2020

Maroon and family generosity connects community through food

By: Chris Lomon

Wanting to do something was the easy part. Knowing what it would be was a little more difficult.

May 13, 2020

A socially distant visit boosts Dubois and grandparents' spirits

By: Chris Lomon

Pierre-Luc Dubois’ fan base just got a whole lot bigger.

May 12, 2020

Reaves answers call for local youth through NHLPA G&D

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.

May 8, 2020

Gallagher mastering TikTok – and french

By: Chris Lomon

And the award for Best Performance By A Pro Hockey Player on TikTok goes to… Brendan Gallagher.

May 6, 2020

New dad van Riemsdyk finding silver linings

By: Chris Lomon

When it came to his pregnant wife cutting his hair, James van Riemsdyk decided to just go with flow.

May 4, 2020