Category: Player Features

NHLPA Off-Ice All-Stars: Part III

By: NHLPA Staff

With the 2018 #NHLAllStar Game around the corner, NHLPA.com and Sophia Jurksztowicz share some preseason findings on who is the All-Star of what – off the ice.

January 26, 2018

Kerfoot a standout rookie, high school visionary

By: Chris Lomon

Alexander Kerfoot, Super Bowl champion? Well, sort of.

January 25, 2018

Mackinnon's Hockey Idol Turned Close Friend

By: Tim Wharnsby

MacKinnon has been unable to crack the code of what it’s like to be No. 87 on the ice. But he admires this about Crosby.

January 24, 2018

NHLPA Off-Ice All-Stars: Part II

With the 2018 #NHLAllStar Game around the corner, NHLPA.com and Sophia Jurksztowicz share some preseason findings on who is the All-Star of what – off the ice!

January 24, 2018

Lewis Hammers Out Solid NHL Career

By: Chris Lomon

After a long, exhausting day helping his father construct cabins, Trevor Lewis, soaked from head to toe, turned to his dad during the car ride home and said, “I want to make it in the NHL because I don’t think I’d be any good at doing this for a living.”

January 23, 2018

NHLPA Off-ice All-Stars: Part I

By: NHLPA Staff

With the 2018 NHL All-Star Game around the corner, NHLPA.com and Sophia Jurksztowicz share some preseason findings on which players are All-Stars off the ice!

January 22, 2018

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