Player Features

NHLPA members break the ice in support of 9-8-8

By: Chris Lomon

Joseph Woll and Ryan Strome joined Dr. Jay Harrison and Papa Roach frontman, Jacoby Shaddix, for the Breaking the Ice panel during Canadian Music Week in support of 9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline.


Morrissey redefines dishing out with new food venture

By: Chris Lomon

Teaming up with restaurateur Bobby Mottola, Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey has expanded his skillset to the culinary world.

5 days ago

Kunins come together to celebrate Walter Cup championship

By: Chris Lomon

Busy schedules aligned for Sophia and Luke Kunin as the San Jose Sharks forward made the trip to Boston to support his wife on her Walter Cup victory with PWHL Minnesota.

June 4, 2024

Dostal, Kampf share emotional home ice victory for Czechia at worlds

By: Chris Lomon

Czechia became the fifth nation to win gold on home ice at the 2024 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.

May 31, 2024

First Line bringing important dialogue to NHL locker rooms

By: Scott Burnside

Strengthening mental health knowledge and player-to-player support, First Line is a program delivered by NHLPA consulting psychologist and former NHL player, Dr. Jay Harrison.

May 28, 2024

Veteran Tanev and emerging star Johnston share same Stanley Cup dream

By: Chris Lomon

Dallas Stars teammates Wyatt Johnston and Chris Tanev are at different points in their respective NHL careers, but the two continue to have the same goal in mind.

May 23, 2024

McDonagh’s offseason commences with earning university degree

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan McDonagh earns his degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and hopes to see some of his NHL peers follow his lead.

May 22, 2024

Spence embraces unique background in non-traditional path to NHL

By: Chris Lomon

Born in Australia and first introduced to hockey while growing up in Japan, Jordan Spence has embraced his non-traditional journey to the NHL.

May 16, 2024

Inspiring many along the way, Kylington finds gratitude through mental health journey

By: Chris Lomon

After missing nearly 20 months on the ice, Oliver Kylington’s vulnerability inspired many as a 2023-24 Masterton Trophy finalist.

May 14, 2024

Opponents on the ice, athlete-mothers Coyne Schofield and Spooner share common bond

By: Chris Lomon

Kendall Coyne Schofield and Natalie Spooner may be PWHL opponents, but both players share a bond through the dual identity of an athlete-mother.

May 11, 2024

From ‘Miracle’ viewings to family ties, Team USA gears up for worlds

By: Chris Lomon

Alex Lyon, Luke Kunin, Brady Tkachuk and Zach Werenski are just a handful of the NHL players named to a star-studded Team USA roster at the IIHF World Championship.

May 9, 2024

‘They are going hard.’ Pezzetta praises first live PWHL experience

By: Chris Lomon

In attendance for a record-breaking Professional Women’s Hockey League game with his Montreal Canadiens teammates, Michael Pezzetta was blown away by his first live PWHL experience.

May 2, 2024

Martinook takes pride in leadership role with Hurricanes

By: Chris Lomon

Aiming for Stanley Cup Playoff success with the Carolina Hurricanes, alternate captain Jordan Martinook sets his own example as a veteran leader.

April 30, 2024

Soucy looks to make postseason impact after overcoming injuries

By: Chris Lomon

Missing 42 games due to injury, Vancouver Canucks defenceman Carson Soucy is now healthy and ready to help the Canucks on their quest for the Cup.

April 26, 2024

Verhaeghe’s ‘clutch’ gene comes through again with Game 2 OT goal

By: NHLPA Staff

No stranger to scoring Stanley Cup game-winning goals, Carter Verhaeghe’s Game 2 overtime heroics likely garnered a few extra special messages from his mom, Karen.

April 25, 2024

Mother-son duo Jacob and Kristy Trouba Get Body Checked Against Cancer

By: NHLPA Staff

Jacob Trouba and his mother, Kristy, have teamed up as the face of AstraZeneca’s Get Body Checked Against Cancer campaign to help encourage the hockey community to get checked for cancer.

April 19, 2024

Rodrigues finds perfect fit in first season with Panthers

By: Chris Lomon

Taking his game to the next level with the Florida Panthers, Evan Rodrigues is aiming to go all the way with the 2023-24 Atlantic Division champions.

April 18, 2024

Duchene hungry to extend busy season

By: Chris Lomon

Personal milestones, giving back to his community and a new pup have had Matt Duchene busy on and around the rink amid a successful first season with the Dallas Stars.

April 16, 2024

A cause close to home, Kyle Connor faces off against Parkinson’s

By: Chris Lomon

With a dad who struggled with the disease and grandfather who passed away from it, Kyle Connor is raising awareness for Parkinson’s while also helping the Winnipeg Jets community.

April 12, 2024

Saros makes big saves off-ice through animal rescue efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Helping dogs find a fur-ever home, including his own, Nashville Predators netminder Juuse Saros is helping to make big saves through Wags & Walks.

April 9, 2024