giving back


By: NHLPA Staff

Let the voting begin! Future of hockey being rebuilt with $400,000 for arena upgrades.

March 16, 2015

Kraft Hockeyville is back, helping communities rebuild the future of hockey

By: NHLPA Staff

Annual program returns to improve Canadian arenas with $400,000 in prizing.

January 11, 2015

G&D 15 Tour Visits Toronto

By: Catherine Faas

On Tuesday, NHLPA Goals & Dreams celebrated the fourth stop on its 15th anniversary tour in Toronto at the site of the old Maple Leaf Gardens.

January 7, 2015

Giving The Gift Of Hearing

By: Chris Lomon

David & Kelly Backes traveled to Kenya this past summer with Starkey Hearing Foundation to help bring the gift of hearing to people in the African country

December 22, 2014

G&D 15 Tour Visits Vancouver

By: Catherine Faas

On Thursday, NHLPA Goals & Dreams celebrated the third stop on its 15th Anniversary tour in Vancouver with the Sedin Family Foundation and KidSport BC.

December 20, 2014

Medford Area Youth Hockey Association and NHLPA Goals & Dreams Team Up

By: NHLPA Staff

NHL Players’ program donates 25 sets of equipment to local children.

December 11, 2014

G&D 15 Tour Hits Canada’s Capital

By: Catherine Faas

On Monday, the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund celebrated the second stop on its 15th Anniversary Tour in Ottawa, Ontario.

December 9, 2014

Map Highlights NHLPA Goals & Dreams’ Reach

By: Catherine Faas

An interactive map highlighting all 32 countries G&D has assisted grassroots hockey in over the years.

November 25, 2014


By: NHLPA Staff

Proceeds to benefit grassroots hockey organizations participating in G&D 15th anniversary tour.

November 24, 2014

Goals & Dreams 15th Anniversary Tour Begins in Minnesota

By: Catherine Faas

On Tuesday, the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund celebrated the start of its 15th Anniversary Tour in Hastings, Minnesota.

November 19, 2014

Matt Duchene makes hometown hockey Goals & Dreams come true

By: Chris Lomon

Thanks to the NHLPA’s Goals & Dreams fund, Matt Duchene and 50 kids in his hometown of Haliburton, Ontario, will have plenty to smile about.

October 24, 2014


By: NHLPA Staff

The joint initiative between the NHL and the NHLPA returns for its 16th season.

October 20, 2014

NHLPA Members Take Part in Kraft Hockeyville 2014

By: Catherine Faas

Fans lined up in Sylvan Lake, AB today to meet their favourite players prior to the 2014 Kraft Hockeyville game between the Arizona Coyotes and the Calgary Flames.

September 24, 2014


By: Chris Lomon

When a fundraising effort organized by San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture started earlier and ended later than originally scheduled, his teammates’ response was just what he expected.

September 22, 2014

NHL® and NHLPA Partner with EverFi to Launch Future Goals™ Digital Education Program

By: NHLPA Staff

The multiyear, multimillion-dollar program will use hockey to train one million students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

September 9, 2014

The Best #IceBucketChallenge Videos from NHLPA Members

By: Catherine Faas

A compilation of the best #IceBucketChallenge videos from NHL players to benefit ALS charities and initiatives.

August 12, 2014

A Charitable Day in Pebble Beach

By: Catherine Faas, Ryan Parker

The 22nd annual NHLPA Golf Classic charity tournament took place on Tuesday, July 15th and donated $100,000 to players’ charities.

July 16, 2014

Preview of the 2014 NHLPA Golf Classic

By: Catherine Faas

On July 15th, the NHLPA will be hosting its 22nd annual charity golf tournament in Pebble Beach, California.

July 11, 2014

San Jose Sharks Make A Hockey Wish Come True

By: Catherine Faas

Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the San Jose Sharks Foundation, a dream came true on Tuesday for a very special Sharks fan.

March 19, 2014

Jonathan Toews Grants Nicholas’ Make-A-Wish Dream

By: Catherine Faas

Jonathan Toews makes a wish come true for 4-year-old Nicholas Skretkowski from Milton, ON.

March 3, 2014