Hockey Fights Cancer

Mother-son duo Jacob and Kristy Trouba Get Body Checked Against Cancer

By: NHLPA Staff

Jacob Trouba and his mother, Kristy, have teamed up as the face of AstraZeneca’s Get Body Checked Against Cancer campaign to help encourage the hockey community to get checked for cancer.

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Chiarot family, Scotland’s Yard work to improve local pediatric cancer care

By: Chris Lomon

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Ben Chiarot and his wife, Jacqueline, have helped raise $3 million for the cause.

December 6, 2023

AstraZeneca announces multi-year partnership with NHL and NHLPA Hockey Fights Cancer initiative

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

First-of-its-kind partnership educates and empowers hockey community to face-off against cancer.

November 1, 2023

NHL, NHLPA commemorate 25 years of Hockey Fights Cancer initiative

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

AstraZeneca named an official partner of Hockey Fights Cancer.

November 1, 2023

NHL, NHLPA and V Foundation announce game-changing partnership to accelerate cancer research

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Hockey Fights Cancer to expand in its 25th year, through the combined strength of the NHL, NHLPA and V Foundation.

July 12, 2023

Mark Scheifele pays a special visit to young cancer patient

By: Chris Lomon

When the opportunity arose for the forward to meet with five-year-old Victoria who is battling cancer, both quickly accepted the invite.

November 30, 2022

Rounding up Hockey Fights Cancer month

By: Jake Howorth

This month has marked the 24th annual Hockey Fights Cancer campaign – a joint initiative between the NHL and NHLPA.

November 29, 2022

Tage Thompson continues to be inspired by wife’s brave cancer battle

By: Chris Lomon

Rachel remains cancer-free, now four years after she was told she had chondrosarcoma.

November 17, 2022

Blake Coleman recalls lessons learned from late grandmother during Hockey Fights Cancer month

By: Chris Lomon

Marie Hoffman, a two-time breast cancer survivor, passed away earlier this year at the age of 92.

November 8, 2022

The Canadian Cancer Society Builds on Partnership with the NHL and the NHLPA with New Awareness Campaign

By: Media Release

Powerful new Same Team campaign asks fans, players to come together to change the future of cancer.

November 2, 2022

Annual NHL/NHLPA Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign Begins Today

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Charity Partners.

November 1, 2022

Marcus and Nick Foligno continue to honour late mother with cancer charity work

By: Chris Lomon

Marcus and Nick Foligno are working to assist cancer patients in Northern Ontario through the Janis Foligno Fondation.

December 7, 2021

Josh Morrissey fashions Hockey Fights Cancer tribute to his late father

By: Chris Lomon

Hockey Fights Cancer is taking on a special meaning for Josh Morrissey this November.

November 22, 2021

Survivor Brian Boyle spreads message of hope during Hockey Fights Cancer month

By: Chris Lomon

Cancer survivor Brian Boyle on his diagnosis, recovery and return to the ice.

November 9, 2021

Dominic Moore honoured to be 2021 Hockey Fights Cancer ambassador

By: Chris Lomon

The 2014 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy recipient joins some elite company as a Hockey Fights Cancer ambassador.

November 3, 2021

NHL alumnus Dominic Moore Named 2021 Hockey Fights Cancer Ambassador

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Partners.

November 1, 2021

Full of fight and smiles, players rally for ‘Ax Man’

By: Chris Lomon

The wide smile Axl Quincey flashes often leaves his parents speechless.

November 23, 2020

A man of few words, Shea Theodore has an important message

By: Chris Lomon

He may be a man of few words, but Shea Theodore can't say it loud enough – early detection saves lives.

November 16, 2020

A Hockey Fights Cancer conversation: In loving memory of Dale Hawerchuk

By: NHLPA Staff

To reflect on the continued legacy of Dale Hawerchuk, Eddie Olczyk, is joined by current NHL players coached by Dale and a pair of his former teammates.

November 13, 2020

A conversation with Oskar and Alma

By: NHLPA Staff

NHLPA.com sat down with Oskar and Alma to discuss their journey through his diagnosis, treatment and life moving past cancer, as part of the NHL and NHLPA's continued commitment to support Hockey Fights Cancer.

November 5, 2020