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The ultimate teammate, praise for Quick goes beyond on-ice accomplishments

By: Chris Lomon

After recently setting the NHL record for the most wins by an American netminder, Jonathan Quick’s current and former teammates share all the ways the goalie stands out – on and off the ice.

April 4, 2024

Sabres bring Paris to Skinner, and more around 1,000th NHL game celebrations

By: NHLPA Staff

A special video message from the star of his favourite show was only the beginning of the celebrations the Buffalo Sabres had in store to celebrate Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th NHL career game.

April 3, 2024

Froese family business bridged between generations with help from NHLPA UNLMT

By: Scott Burnside

Byron Froese is pursuing an education with future applications in mind, and a strong generational connection to his family crop farm.

April 3, 2024

NHLers on the evolution of power plays and penalty killing

By: Canadian Press

The umbrella power-play setup with a player on either flank, one at the point and two closer to the net or in the slot opened up more opportunities. Seams were created with penalty killers stretched into uncomfortable spots.

April 3, 2024

Woll shares love of music with Holland-Bloorview patients

By: Chris Lomon

When he’s not tending the twine for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Joseph Woll continues to build relationships with patients at Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

April 2, 2024

Elliot Lake Claims Coveted Kraft Hockeyville 2024 Title

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Elliot Lake rallied to win $250,000 for arena upgrades and the opportunity to host an NHL® pre-season game.

March 30, 2024

Former CSKA Moscow goaltender Ivan Fedotov joins the Philadelphia Flyers

By: Canadian Press

Because Fedotov already had an NHL contract with the Flyers, the International Ice Hockey Federation last summer ruled in their favor and sanctioned him and CSKA.

March 29, 2024

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Simon Benoit to three-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The average annual value of the deal is US$1.35 million, the team said Friday.

March 29, 2024

Zucker expanding impact of charitable endeavors through Alltroo

By: Chris Lomon

Nashville Predators forward Jason Zucker has teamed up with Kyle Rudolph, retired NFL tight end, to expand charitable impact with their Alltroo platform.

March 28, 2024

Capitals’ Bear to receive care from NHL/NHLPA player assistance program

By: Media Release

Ethan Bear will be unavailable to his Club while he receives care.

March 27, 2024

Grinding through adversity, hockey is always top of mind for Jehan Jiwa

By: Chris Lomon

Jehan Jiwa, Grindstone Award Foundation vice president, continues to use hockey as a tool to help herself and others overcome life’s challenges.

March 27, 2024

Core memories and career highs headline Miller family’s season

By: NHLPA Staff

There was no moment more surreal for J.T. Miller's five-year-old daughter than hearing the loud chants for her dad at Rogers Arena over the weekend.

March 26, 2024

Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews is on pace for the NHL's most goals in a season in nearly 30 years

By: Canadian Press

Matthews has scored 60 in a season once and, given the Maple Leafs' propensity for offense, it would be foolish to rule out a run that gets him to 70 before the playoffs begin.

March 25, 2024

T.J. Oshie returns to the Capitals' lineup and is honored for playing in 1,000 NHL games

By: Canadian Press

Oshie was back against Winnipeg for game No. 70 of 82 after missing the past two because of injury.

March 24, 2024

Underrated? Nugent-Hopkins takes it as a compliment

By: Chris Lomon

From the race to the Stanley Cup playoffs to racehorses, more on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ leadership with the Edmonton Oilers and being considered underrated.

March 22, 2024

Mittelstadt getting up to speed after trade to Avalanche

By: Chris Lomon

Having only previously represented the club that drafted him, Casey Mittelstadt is quickly settling into life with the Colorado Avalanche.

March 19, 2024

“Like he’s been here since the first day of the season,” Byram quickly fitting in

By: Chris Lomon

After joining the Buffalo Sabres at the NHL Trade Deadline, Bowen Byram is already well acquainted with some of his new teammates.

March 14, 2024

Toronto Maple Leafs sign forward McMann to 2-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

McMann was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.

March 13, 2024

'Look out for yourself': How some NHLers have taken more ownership over their careers

By: Canadian Press

Unlike the other major North American sports — the NBA, NFL and MLB — where athletes have historically been more vocal in pushing their own interests, hockey players have, in general, toed more of the company line.

March 13, 2024

Oshie has endless list of thanks ahead of 1,000th NHL game

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his silver stick milestone, T.J. Oshie reflects on the countless people who have helped him achieve success and the lessons he’s passing down to his own children.

March 12, 2024