Player Features

From the links to the rink with Alex Killorn

By: Chris Lomon

Little did he know it then, but Alex Killorn was fit to be tied after he teed off with PGA star Henrik Stenson. 

Yesterday

Brooks Orpik announces retirement from NHL after 15 seasons

By: NHLPA Media Release

Brooks Orpik has announced his retirement today from the NHL after 15 seasons.

Yesterday

Canucks an 'awesome' opportunity to provide physicality, leadership: J.T. Miller

By: Canadian Press

J.T. Miller wasn't planning to move across the continent this summer, but he knew a new home was a possibility.

2 days ago

Ted Takes | Remembering No. 7

By: NHLPA Staff

Mr. Lindsay set an example to follow, and in honour of the impact he had on all players, the NHLPA is sharing his stories, as told by Ted himself.

2 days ago

Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Alex Edler to two-year extension

By: Canadian Press

Defenceman Alex Edler says signing an extension with the Vancouver Canucks was always his top priority.

6 days ago

A little rain couldn't dampen Cam's Carnival

By: Chris Lomon

When you host a charity event, there are certain things that are far beyond your control. Just ask Cam and Natalie Atkinson.

6 days ago

From first road roommate to TLA finalist, Killorn a firsthand witness to Kucherov's ascent

By: Chris Lomon

His top-shelf stats speak volumes about the season he had, but Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) finalist Nikita Kucherov is quick to deflect any praise that comes his way.

June 18, 2019

Fiancee's career played role in Trouba's trade to Rangers

By: Canadian Press

Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why.

June 18, 2019

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal

By: Canadian Press

The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenceman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract.

June 17, 2019

My biggest influence | Father's Day

By: NHLPA Staff

Max Domi, Bo Horvat, Nikita Kucherov, Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon, Mark Scheifele and John Tavares weigh in on who they draw inspiration and guidance from most.

June 15, 2019

Word association with teammates | Fleury, Horvat, Manson, Toews

By: NHLPA Staff

The “Cheesebrook”, hockey hair, a few laughs and some swings dominate our final round of word association with teammates!

June 14, 2019

McDavid fondly recalls Ted Lindsay as he eyes TLA hat trick

By: Chris Lomon

For Connor McDavid, the Ted Lindsay Award is meaningful for three reasons: the person it’s named after, the prestige it represents, and the people that do the voting.

June 13, 2019

Blues' Binnington goes from castoff to Stanley Cup champion

By: Canadian Press

Jordan Binnington's storybook ride from fourth stringer to Stanley Cup-winning goaltender was fueled by a few free meals.

June 12, 2019

To grandma with love: O'Reilly hopes to take Cup to big fan

By: Canadian Press

Ryan O'Reilly should expect another email from his 99-year-old grandmother.

June 12, 2019

Who said it | Part VI

By: NHLPA Staff

It’s dad knows best as the answer to “Who said it?” hits a little too close to home for Max Domi!

June 12, 2019

Word association with teammates | Giroux, Oshie

By: NHLPA Staff

Claude Giroux spills a few stories behind some Philadelphia Flyers nicknames as we play another round of word association with teammates with him and T.J. Oshie!

June 11, 2019

Two truths and a lie | Bo Horvat

By: NHLPA Staff

If you follow Bo Horvat on Instagram, you may have the upper paw in this round of two truths and a lie!

June 11, 2019

Strome brothers upping their game, grateful for big picture

By: Chris Lomon

There was a time when hockey games between the Strome brothers featured a couple of uncalled penalties, a few tears and some momentary hard feelings.

June 11, 2019

Kane on Ted Lindsay Award: 'I think it's cooler than the Hart'

By: Chris Lomon

“I think it’s a pretty underrated award, to be honest," says Patrick Kane, who knows first-hand what it means to receive hockey’s most unique individual award, voted on by the players themselves.

June 6, 2019

Mental health, art intersect for long-time friends Lehner and Gunnarsson

By: Chris Lomon

David Gunnarsson knew the mask he was painting for his friend Robin Lehner was deeply meaningful for the goaltender – but the artist never expected it would have the same effect on him.

June 4, 2019