giving back

A Friendly Wager

By: Chris Lomon

James van Riemsdyk dons full hockey gear to do some shopping after losing bet with Scott Hartnell in support of the Sandy Relief effort

December 21, 2012

RBC Charity Challenge Raises $100K for Grassroots Hockey Programs in Canada

By: Catherine Faas

Team Stamkos defeats Team Subban in front of over 3,000 fans at the former Maple Leaf Gardens

December 20, 2012

Sedin Twins Boost the Spirits of a Triple A Midget Team With a Surprise Visit

By: Catherine Faas

Daniel and Henrik Sedin recently surprised a Vancouver Triple A Midget team after a tough loss.

December 18, 2012

9 Players Added to RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge Roster

By: NHLPA Staff

Nine additional players were confirmed this afternoon for the upcoming RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge!

December 14, 2012

‘Rock Out The Lockout’ Game A Success

By: Chris Lomon

Steve Ott was front and centre in organizing the charity game in Windsor, Ontario that saw proceeds support Sparkles From Above

December 13, 2012

Stamkos, Subban to Lead Fellow Pros in RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge in Toronto on December 19th

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA and RBC announced that RBC Play Hockey ambassadors Steven Stamkos and P.K. Subban will lead teams of fellow NHL players in the RBC Play Hockey Charity Challenge on December 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.

December 12, 2012

What’s Important to Max Talbot and Bruno Gervais

By: Catherine Faas

Finding ways to connect to hockey fans and giving back to the game are what matter most to friends and teammates Max Talbot and Bruno Gervais.

December 7, 2012

A Good ‘Ladd’ In The Community

By: Chris Lomon

Andrew Ladd is a great example of how hockey players are great in the communities where they live and work

December 3, 2012

All Out, No Excuses

By: Chris Lomon

Scott Hartnell brings a full-throttle approach to his hockey life.

November 30, 2012

Players Hit the Ice – Curling for Movember

By: Catherine Faas

Several NHLPA members and their spouses recently took up the ‘roaring game’ in Kelowna to help raise money for men’s health

November 28, 2012

Skating in Support of Sandy Victims

By: Chris Lomon

32 NHLPA members took to the ice in Atlantic City, New Jersey for ‘Operation Hat-Trick’ to raise funds for the people affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 26, 2012

Taking the Game to Canada’s North

By: Chris Lomon

Chris Phillips and a group of NHLPA members take part in the Northern Lights Dream Tour

November 23, 2012

Top Player Tweets of the Week: November 12th - 19th

By: Catherine Faas

Our weekly wrap up of what the players are tweeting about. This week, players were focused on charity events benefiting a number of great causes.

November 19, 2012

Players Hit 100th Surprise Practice Visit

By: Catherine Faas

Players mark their 100th visit to minor hockey teams across North America.

November 17, 2012

What's Important to Willie Mitchell

By: Catherine Faas

Willie Mitchell believes in empowering the children in his small hometown of Port McNeil, B.C.

November 9, 2012

Players Support Defending the Blue Line

By: Ryan Parker

Charity game in Minnesota sees NHLPA members suit up in support of organization that  helps military children play hockey

October 30, 2012

NHLPA Day In Stirling-Rawdon

By: Catherine Faas

On October 13th, 2012 a host of Players from across the continent descended on Striling-Rawdon, Ontario to honour a commitment made to bring NHL Players to the to the community as part of being named Canada’s 2012 Kraft Hockeyville.

October 17, 2012

A Genuine Dedication To Charity

By: Chris Lomon

Bieksa’s Buddies will see NHLPA members lacing up the blades in support of three Vancouver charities

October 15, 2012


By: NHLPA Staff

On what was supposed to be the opening night of the 2012-13 NHL season, locked out NHLPA members around North America re-connected with their minor hockey roots, giving youth players across the U.S. and Canada with a surprise they will never forget

October 12, 2012

NHLPA Supports Stirling-Rawdon Minor Hockey

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA is pleased to announce it will honour its commitment to hockey fans in Stirling-Rawdon, Ontario, and will proudly participate in the Stirling Minor Hockey NHLPA Day

October 9, 2012