Category: Player Features

Savard Looking For His Next Adventure In Hockey

By: Chris Lomon

Savard's 13-season playing career spanned 807 NHL games with four teams.

January 22, 2018

NHLPA Members React to Passing of USA Hockey’s Jim Johannson

By: NHLPA Staff

On Sunday, many current and former NHLPA members reacted to the sudden passing of USA Hockey’s Assistant Executive Director, Jim Johannson.

January 22, 2018

Flyers cement Lindros' legacy with retirement of No. 88

By: Chris Lomon

Eric Lindros continues to make a difference in the hockey world off the ice, but further cements his legend as a Philadelphia Flyer when his No. 88 is raised to the rafters.

January 18, 2018

Colton Parayko’s rapid rise helped by HHOF'er Larry Robinson

By: Tim Wharnsby

The opportunity for St. Louis Blues defenceman Colton Parayko to be mentored by Hockey Hall of Famer Larry Robinson this season has been the chance of a lifetime.

January 17, 2018

On the farm or at the rink, Hendricks knows the value hard work

By: Chris Lomon

It was 22 years ago when Matt Hendricks started a part-time job, one that would shape the way he played hockey at the big-league level.

January 16, 2018

Barkov gets due recognition with first All-Star selection

By: Chris Lomon

Just how good is Aleksander (Sasha) Barkov, Florida’s star centreman and recently named All-Star? His teammate, veteran defenceman Keith Yandle, is happy to offer up his take.

January 11, 2018

Schneider the ideal teammate

By: Chris Lomon

It didn’t take Miles Wood long to figure out there were two distinct sides to No. 35 for the New Jersey Devils.

January 9, 2018

The outdoors agree with J.T. Miller

By: Chris Lomon

J.T. Miller’s penchant for coming up big on the outdoor sporting stage isn’t just limited to hockey.

January 8, 2018

Pitlick feeling comfortable in Dallas

By: Chris Lomon

Last year, around this time, Tyler Pitlick was on the sidelines courtesy of a torn ACL. These days, things are definitely looking up for the Dallas Stars forward.

January 2, 2018

Sceviour No Stranger To Hard Work

By: Chris Lomon

During his days growing up in Red Deer, Colton Sceviour dreamed of one day earning a reputation as a hard-working NHL player. A part-time job helped him appreciate what it would take to attain that goal.

December 28, 2017

P.K. Subban sleighs with a Holiday Surprise

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Watch P.K. Subban transform from Nashville Predators defensive superstar, into 75-year-old Eddie, to spread holiday cheer as he strolls through Nashville on his way to surprise one of his Blueline Buddies families!

December 22, 2017

A tribute to Dustin Brown's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Still a member of the team that gave him his shot in the big leagues, Dustin Brown's march to 1,000 NHL games began as the 13th overall selection by the Los Angeles Kings and is highlighted by two Stanley Cup championships.

December 21, 2017

Affinity for hockey and fishing trace back to Bailey's roots

By: Chris Lomon

Josh Bailey’s affinity for both hockey and fishing dates back to his childhood days growing up in Bowmanville, Ontario, about an hour’s drive from downtown Toronto.

December 21, 2017

Parayko an impressive, professional talent early on

By: Chris Lomon

"I don’t know if there was a day we didn’t think he would make it. He approached everything the right way and treated people the right way,” says Lance West, University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Nanooks head bench boss.

December 19, 2017

A tribute to Marian Gaborik's 1,000th NHL game

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Marian Gaborik has had quite the career so far over 1,000 NHL games. looks back at the first-ever Minnesota Wild draft pick who was also a key player for the 2014 Stanley Cup-winning LA Kings.

December 15, 2017

Iginla's kindness inspires Morrissey

By: Chris Lomon

After meeting his hockey idol as a young Calgarian, Josh Morrissey tries to pay it forward as best he can when meeting young fans – a lesson he learned from Jarome Iginla.

December 14, 2017

Team trip makes de Haan nostalgic

By: Chris Lomon

“Whether you’re giving gifts to friends and family or the kids we went shopping for, it’s nice to see the smiles on people’s faces,” says Calvin de Haan. “It’s pretty heartwarming.”

December 12, 2017

It's all in good fun for Reaves, Kessel

From wearing his "Thriller" inspired Phil Kessel shirt to getting the better of him in a game of basketball – Ryan Reaves seemingly delights in tormenting his Pittsburgh teammate.

December 7, 2017

Tavares a Leader Both On and Off the Ice for Barzal

By: Chris Lomon

His mere presence makes even the steeliest of competitors uncomfortable. But when it comes to his teammates, John Tavares has quite the opposite effect.

December 5, 2017

Luongo 4th place in all-time NHL wins; 1st place on Twitter

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Roberto Luongo has proved his mettle in the NHL by cementing himself among the greats and into the fourth spot on the all-time NHL win list, and his skill between the pipes, is only paralleled by his skill within 140 characters.

November 11, 2017