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Player Q&A | Nico Hischier

By: NHLPA Staff

It was love at first skate for Nico Hischier, but what he'd be doing instead if hockey hadn't panned out and more in his Player Q&A!

January 30, 2019

Watson placed in Stage Two of NHL/NHLPA SABH

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Austin Watson has been placed in Stage Two of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program (SABH) of the NHL and NHLPA for treatment related exclusively to his ongoing issues with alcohol abuse.

January 29, 2019

Muzzin's former coach on Toronto defenceman's journey: 'It's quite the story'

By: Canadian Press

Denny Lambert remembers plenty about a young Jake Muzzin.

January 29, 2019

Overlooked Martinez has knack for overtime production

By: Chris Lomon

When Alec Martinez scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal five years ago, his former collegiate coach was thrilled. But he was hardly surprised.

January 29, 2019

My Top 5 | 2018-19 GWG leaders at the break

By: Chris Lomon

Averaging 1.08 points per game, Gabriel Landeskog leads the way with eight in a tight race for the most game-winning goals in 2018-19 so far.

January 29, 2019

Wild give backup goalie Stalock 3-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Minnesota Wild and backup goalie Alex Stalock have agreed to terms on a three-year, $2.355 million contract extension.

January 29, 2019

Carolina signs Martinook to 2-year, $4M extension

By: Canadian Press

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Jordan Martinook to a two-year contract extension worth an average of $2 million per season.

January 29, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs get defenceman Jake Muzzin in trade with L.A. Kings

By: Canadian Press

Growing up in southern Ontario, Jake Muzzin and his friends used to pretend they were their heroes from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Now that he's been traded to Toronto, the veteran defenceman gets to pull on a blue-and-white jersey with his own name on the back.

January 29, 2019

Stars reacquire D Oleksiak on day Methot has knee surgery

By: Canadian Press

The Dallas Stars reacquired defenceman Jamie Oleksiak from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday in exchange for a fourth-rank draft pick.

January 28, 2019

In review: 2019 NHL All-Star

By: Chris Lomon

The 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend will have fans and the players talking for quite some time.

January 26, 2019

Puck and player tracking coming to NHL next season

By: Canadian Press

Puck and player tracking is coming to the NHL next season. A sneak preview is coming up this weekend, too.

January 25, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Richard Silva

By: NHLPA Staff

Sergeant Richard Silva’s story was admittedly moving for Brent Burns, NHLPA member and defenceman for the San Jose Sharks – who takes every opportunity to show respect and give back to the military.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Lt. Col. Janisch

By: NHLPA Staff

A special Christmas present for the Janisch patriarch wasn’t under the tree. He didn’t know what his wife, Ann, had a surprise announcement from Matt Hendricks all cued up.

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: MCpl. Giza

By: NHLPA Staff

“No way,” said Giza when NHLPA member and player ambassador, Jake Gardiner, introduced himself and the campaign to the veteran via a surprise phone call. “I didn’t even know I was nominated!”

January 23, 2019

Your All-Star Hero: Sgt. Brewer

By: NHLPA Staff

The tradition of sport bonding parents and their children creates a timeless bond, and NHLPA player ambassador Vinni Lettieri was thrilled to be a part of relaying some very good news to a special father and son duo.

January 23, 2019

UHL, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign winners

By: NHLPA Media Release

The UHL and NHLPA have announced the winners of the All-Star Hero campaign, which recognizes military personnel and their families for their services through the players’ NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund.

January 23, 2019

Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli, put onus on players to salvage season

By: Canadian Press

Peter Chiarelli has been fired as general manager of the Edmonton Oilers, according to multiple media reports.

January 23, 2019

Puck and player tracking gets TV test at All-Star Weekend

By: Canadian Press

Twenty-three years after Fox's glowing puck made its debut, the NHL's next big technological advancement will be on display this weekend during All-Star festivities.

January 23, 2019

Player Q&A | Leon Draisaitl

By: NHLPA Staff

Ahead of his NHL-All Star Game debut, this week's Player Q&A features Edmonton Oilers forward, Leon Draisaitl.

January 23, 2019

Oilers sign goalie Mikko Koskinen to three-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a three-year contract extension with an average annual salary of US$4.5 million, the club announced Monday.

January 21, 2019