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NHLPA, Kids Help Phone announce three-year partnership

By: NHLPA Media Release

The scope of collaboration includes community engagement, education for Canadian youth as well as philanthropic support.

November 21, 2018

Player Q&A | Sebastian Aho

By: NHLPA Staff

You probably know Sebastian Aho is leading the Carolina Hurriacnes with 23 points – but what you don't know, including when he fell in love with hockey, inside!

November 21, 2018

Giving back comes from the heart for Hamonic, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Beginning a five-part series highlighting the NHLPA's partnership with Kids Help Phone, NHLPA members reflect on the importance of giving back.

November 20, 2018

My Top 5 | Thomas Greiss

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to getting his wheels in motion, Thomas Greiss enjoys taking his love for mountain biking to new heights.

November 20, 2018

Reinhart's skill draws from multi-sport upbringing

By: Chris Lomon

Before he settled on hockey as his No. 1 sport, the 23-year-old was holding court as a hard-hitting lefty that netted his share of tennis hardware.

November 20, 2018

Struggling Oilers fire head coach Todd McLellan, replace him with Ken Hitchcock

By: Canadian Press

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Ken Hitchcock.

November 20, 2018

Blues fire coach Mike Yeo, name Craig Berube as interim

By: Canadian Press

Amid a disappointing showing that fell well short of Stanley Cup expectations, the St. Louis Blues fired coach Mike Yeo a quarter of the way into the season and named Craig Berube as his interim replacement.

November 19, 2018

Bye, bye Broad Street Bullies? Flyers don't have a fight yet

By: Canadian Press

Hockey in the NHL is a far different game than it was 45 years ago, when the Broad Street Bullies ruled the ice with their fists.

November 19, 2018

Player of the Week | Cam Atkinson

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A career-high, the league-lead in points and a move up the Columbus Blue Jackets franchise leaderboard all highlighted Cam Atkinson's week – but he didn't forget to put in the work away from the rink.

November 19, 2018

Can You or Can't You | Part II

By: NHLPA Staff

Which Ted Lindsay Award recipient can’t whistle, and which captain gets creative in the kitchen by throwing the recipes out the window?

November 15, 2018

Caption this | Part II

By: NHLPA Staff

Turns out Marty Turco is the original NHL cat guy, and according to Jamie Benn, Evgeni Malkin can probably talk to dolphins.

November 15, 2018

Hayes: It's never too early to get checked

By: Chris Lomon

Hope. It’s the one message Jimmy Hayes constantly conveys to anyone he meets whose lives are affected by cancer.

November 15, 2018

Arvidsson out up to 8 weeks with broken thumb, Subban on IR

By: Canadian Press

The Nashville Predators say forward Viktor Arvidsson will miss between up to eight weeks with a broken thumb, and they've also placed defenceman P.K. Subban on injured reserve.

November 15, 2018

Boyles a family of fighters

By: Tim Wharnsby

Brian Boyle understandably becomes emotional when queried about what the past three weeks have been like for him.

November 14, 2018

Penguins send Hagelin to Kings for Pearson

By: Canadian Press

The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Carl Hagelin to the Los Angeles Kings for forward Tanner Pearson.

November 14, 2018

Player Q&A | Patrik Laine

By: NHLPA Staff

Find out why Winnipeg Jets teammate Connor Hellebuyck and streamer Ninja make the cut in Patrik Laine's Player Q&A!

November 14, 2018

My Top 5 | Quick on the draw

By: Chris Lomon

Who can get the job done in the dot? If you happen to need a crucial faceoff win in the crunch, we offer up a handful of players who know how to stickhandle their way to success.

November 13, 2018

NHL general managers discuss goalie concerns regarding smaller equipment

By: Canadian Press

Certain members of the NHL's goalie fraternity have voiced their displeasure with the league's move to shrink chest protectors this season.

November 13, 2018

Dad's business taught McCabe value of a dollar

By: Chris Lomon

There was a point in time when Jake McCabe would find himself on the receiving end of mini stick hockey’s version of a game misconduct.

November 13, 2018

NHL and NHLPA statement on Tom Wilson suspension

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson’s 20‑game suspension for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been reduced by Arbitrator Shyam Das to 14 games, available here.

November 13, 2018