Goals & Dreams

Mikko Rantanen helps make lifelong hockey memories for the youth of Finland

By: Chris Lomon

NHLPA Goals & Dreams recently donated equipment to the Rantanen Academy hockey school in Finland.

November 24, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance team up to support young hockey players of Innu Nation

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Nick Suzuki and David Savard of the Montréal Canadiens surprise community with a once in a lifetime experience.

November 7, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund donates 45 sets of hockey equipment to youth programs in Finland

By: NHLPA Media Release

Three G&D equipment donations valued at approximately $20,000.

November 5, 2022

Fort Mac Hockey Brothers and NHLPA Goals & Dreams help bring hockey to Alberta youth

By: Chris Lomon

The Fort Mac Hockey Brothers Foundation, with an assist from G&D, is making difference in the lives of children.

October 13, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund donates to youth programs in Switzerland, Germany, Czechia and Ukraine

By: Media Release

Four G&D equipment donations valued at approximately $65,000.

October 5, 2022

Bowen Byram and country singer Dean Brody give back through NHLPA Goals & Dreams

By: Chris Lomon

Brody was joined on stage by Byram to announce a $60,000 donation.

July 26, 2022

Dean Brody, Bowen Byram team up with NHLPA Goals & Dreams in Fort Steele, B.C.

By: NHLPA Media Release

The country music star and Stanley Cup champion teamed up to benefit hockey-playing youth in B.C.

July 25, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams to reach $675,000 in hockey equipment donated since 2020

By: NHLPA Media Release

Total includes $250,000 in 2021-22 equipment donations from the NHL Players’ G&D program.

June 29, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donates $100,000 worth of equipment, with support of IIHF, to Ukrainian youth

By: NHLPA Media Release

A second round of equipment donations is scheduled to be made in the coming months.

May 18, 2022

Sydney, Nova Scotia wins coveted Kraft Hockeyville 2022 title

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

The community rallied for support across the country to win $250,000 for arena upgrades, $10,000 worth of youth hockey equipment from the NHLPA’s Goals & Dreams fund and the opportunity to host an NHL® preseason game.

May 7, 2022

NHLPA launches Assists in Action to celebrate five years of partnership with Kids Help Phone

By: NHLPA Media Release

For every assist recorded by an NHL player this season, the NHLPA will donate $7 to Kids Help Phone programming.

January 20, 2022

NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation helps bring Pakua Shipu together

By: Chris Lomon

“It was a lot of wonderful equipment, all at once, and I was really impressed with the generosity of the NHLPA."

December 23, 2021

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and William Nylander team up with Peel Police youth hockey program

By: Chris Lomon

William Nylander and Peel Police provided an assist to some lucky NHLPA Goals & Dreams participants.

November 19, 2021

NHLPA G&D, Grindstone Award Foundation finding a way to help girls play

By: Chris Lomon

In May, NHLPA Goals & Dreams donated 25 sets of equipment to Grindstone, which continues to be a difference-maker in growing youth female hockey.

July 27, 2021

Real life superhero Hodgson recognized for community efforts

By: Chris Lomon

Kevin Hodgson is a Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award finalist, but the executive director of HEROS isn't about the accolades.

June 15, 2021

Bell, Briggs-Blake keeping grassroots hockey accessible

By: Chris Lomon

This March the NHLPA and NHL are celebrating women from across the hockey community in honour of Gender Equality Month, a Hockey Is For Everyone initiative.

March 18, 2021

Players growing the game, connecting with fans through G&D and Sonnet Insurance

By: Chris Lomon

They’re connecting virtually but the impact is palpable. Players are helping to grow the game through NHLPA Goals & Dreams alongside Sonnet Insurance (Sonnet).

March 2, 2021

NHLPA Goals & Dreams and Sonnet Insurance Partner to Support Youth Hockey

By: NHLPA/Sonnet media release

Professional hockey stars come together to make hockey more accessible and inclusive through Everyone Deserves A Team initiative.

February 16, 2021

Reaves answers call for local youth through NHLPA G&D

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.

May 8, 2020

Younger players taking NHLPA G&D to new heights amid 20th anniversary

By: David Morassutti

After getting into their hockey equipment, participants of the Toronto Police Service hockey program were asked to gather in front of a door at John Booth Arena for a little surprise.

April 16, 2020