Tag: Smashfest

Raonic sees eye-to-eye with NHL players

By: Chris Lomon

Milos Raonic is taller than most NHL players, but the hard-hitting Canadian tennis player can certainly relate to them on a number of levels.

August 21, 2018

Nylander highly motivated playing with and against teammates

By: Chris Lomon

William Nylander had one mission in mind when it came to Smashfest VII: get the better of anyone who wears a blue and white hockey sweater.

August 14, 2018

Smashfest breaks record total, Eaves wins fourth straight title

By: Nadia Vocaturo

It was competitive, it was fun, and as four-peat champion Patrick Eaves put it best, everyone walked away a winner.

August 3, 2018

Humbled but healthy, Eaves to attempt fourth straight Smashfest title

By: Chris Lomon

Patrick Eaves, who was limited to just two NHL games in 2017-18, can’t wait for the puck to drop on the new season. But before it does, the right wing has one order of business to take care of.

July 31, 2018

Dominic Moore to Host Seventh Annual Smashfest August 1 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Media Release

Dominic Moore, Connor Brown and James van Riemsdyk to stop by Bay/ Wellington in Toronto tomorrow to promote Smashfest® Charity Ping-Pong Challenge.

June 25, 2018

Smashfest the perfect setting for budding Maple Leafs

By: Chris Lomon

In the minutes leading up to the start of Smashfest VI, 23-year old Connor Carrick couldn’t help but take a playful poke at a pair of fellow Maple Leafs standing just a couple feet away.

July 25, 2017

Smashfest hits record total as Eaves is crowned champion for third time

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Created and hosted by Dominic Moore and supported by the NHLPA, Smashfest continued to grow its efforts Thursday to help fund concussion and rare cancer research with Smashfest VI, one of the most unique charitable experiences that has now raised over $665,000 to date.

July 21, 2017

My Top 5 | Patrick Eaves

By: Chris Lomon

To say that Patrick Eaves has been a smashing success at Smashfest would be a huge understatement. Eaves looks to serve up his third consecutive Smashfest crown on an evening that brings out NHL players, pro athletes, celebrities and hockey fans.

July 18, 2017

Tkachuk: It’s one of those events that shows you the big picture

By: Chris Lomon

He’s one of hockey’s most intense players, but don’t expect the quite the same competitive display from Matthew Tkachuk when he serves up his best shot at the Smashfest Charity Ping-Pong Challenge.

July 11, 2017

Dominic Moore to Host Sixth Annual Smashfest® July 20 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

Charity Ping-Pong Challenge supported by the NHLPA raises funds for concussion & rare cancer research.

June 7, 2017

Smashfest V Revisited

By: NHLPA Staff

Dominic Moore hosted fifth annual event with the NHLPA where important funds and awareness for concussion and rare cancer research were raised, and a ping-pong champion was crowned.

August 20, 2016

Smashfest V, Five Times the Fun

By: Catherine Faas

Five years running. $500,000 dollars raised. Legendary fun.

July 23, 2016


By: NHLPA Staff

Annual charity ping-pong event supports concussion and rare cancer research.

July 22, 2016

Moore writes article for The Players’ Tribune

By: NHLPA Staff

Piece explains how a Ping-Pong table is the most important part of the NHL locker room.

July 21, 2016

Dominic Moore & 20+ NHL Players to Attend Year Five of Smashfest® on July 21 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

Charity Ping-Pong Event Supported by the NHLPA Raises Funds for Concussion & Rare Cancer Research

July 21, 2016

Dominic Moore to Host Year Five of Smashfest® on July 21 in Toronto

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA and NHL player Dominic Moore are proud to announce year five of Smashfest®.

June 6, 2016

Smashfest IV a Spectacular Night

By: Catherine Faas

July 23rd marked the fourth annual Smashfest Charity Ping-Pong Challenge and, yet again, the night was a smashing success.

July 24, 2015

Smashfest IV Preview

By: Catherine Faas

Smashfest IV is Thursday, July 23rd. Here’s what to expect from the best charity ping-pong tournament going.

July 22, 2015

4th Annual Smashfest On Tap For July 23, 2015

By: NHLPA Staff

Fourth annual fundraiser hosted by Dominic Moore and supported by the NHLPA ... NHL players to display ping-pong talents, raise funds for concussion & rare cancer research

July 2, 2015


By: Ryan Parker

Sports worlds were colliding in the name of charity again on Thursday night as Dominic Moore hosted his 3rd annual ‘Smashfest’ ping-pong event in downtown Toronto

July 25, 2014