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Flames and Jets fans rally around teams on Twitter ahead of NHL playoffs

By: Canadian Press

Patrik Laine was the Jets player with the most Twitter account mentions this season, and similarly, 25-year-old forward Johnny Gaudreau was the Flames player with the most.

April 7, 2019

NHLers reflect on the career of legendary announcer Bob Cole ahead of final game

By: Canadian Press

Legendary play-by-play man Bob Cole will call his final game for "Hockey Night in Canada" when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday. Ahead of his final broadcast, The Canadian Press asked a number of NHL players and coaches to reflect on the 85-year-old's half-century career.

April 5, 2019

Passing Fancy: How Lightning's Nikita Kucherov became a star

By: Canadian Press

The lesson Nikita Kucherov learned from childhood coach Gennady Kurdin is on display every time he laces up his skates and steps on to the ice.

April 4, 2019

Hall of Fame exec Sather steps down as Rangers president

By: Canadian Press

Hall of Fame executive Glen Sather is stepping down as Rangers president and transitioning to a new role as senior adviser to owner James Dolan.

April 4, 2019

From Kladno to Calgary, Frolik closing in on milestone

By: Chris Lomon

Meeting your hockey idol when you were seven? Priceless. Getting to play with him when you’re in the NHL? Ditto.

April 4, 2019

Player Q&A | Bo Horvat

By: NHLPA Staff

How well do you know Bo?

April 3, 2019

Kucherov making plenty of points for NHL's MVP consideration

By: Canadian Press

Connor McDavid knows better than to risk making end-of-season NHL award projections.

April 3, 2019

Wild ride for new dad and now an NHL regular, Brad Hunt

By: Tim Wharnsby

Sidney Crosby had his family’s basement dryer to perfect his shot, Minnesota Wild defenceman Brad Hunt had his backyard shooting deck.

April 2, 2019

My Top 5 | Anders Lee

By: Chris Lomon

What made Lee a difference maker on and off the ice? Former coach Jeff Jackson offers up his thoughts in this week’s edition of My Top 5!

April 2, 2019

Attitude, effort key to big-market expectations for Byron, Gardiner

By: Chris Lomon

Whether it’s from within or from others, NHLPA members Paul Byron and Jake Gardiner know all about dealing with the stresses of everyday demands.

April 2, 2019

Red Wings, Blashill agree on 2-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Detroit Red Wings announced a two-year contract extension with coach Jeff Blashill on Tuesday.

April 2, 2019

Player of the Week | Sergei Bobrovsky

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Sergei Bobrovsky posted his career-high ninth shutout along four straight wins, helping his club to a perfect week and a into playoff position.

April 1, 2019

Calumet, Michigan Named Kraft Hockeyville USA 2019

By: NHLPA/NHL/Kraft media release

Community wins $150,000 in arena upgrades and will have an opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game

March 31, 2019

Jacob Markstrom evolving into elite NHL goalie for Vancouver Canucks

By: Canadian Press

Jacob Markstrom's quiet evolution into an elite NHL goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks hasn't surprised his teammate Alex Biega.

March 31, 2019

Coyotes sign Schmaltz to 7-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Arizona Coyotes have signed Nick Schmaltz to a seven-year contract extension.

March 30, 2019

Armed with experience and passion, Dennis dedicated to grow hockey's reach

By: Chris Lomon

“Do what you love to do.” Those aren’t just words of advice Maria Dennis, recently appointed Chair of the NHL/NHLPA Female Hockey Advisory Committee, shares with others.

March 29, 2019

NHL embraces more betting, joins with 3rd gambling operator

By: Canadian Press

The NHL has announced its third partnership with a sports gambling operator, a deal with William Hill.

March 28, 2019

Player Q&A | Charlie McAvoy

By: NHLPA Staff

The reason behind why he wears No. 73 and more in this week's Player Q&A with Charlie McAvoy. Hint – it is homage to a current teammate!

March 27, 2019

Blackhawks announce 2-year extension for D Carl Dahlstrom

By: Canadian Press

The Chicago Blackhawks and defenceman Carl Dahlstrom have agreed to a two-year contract extension.

March 27, 2019

Gustaffson, glut of Swedish defencemen carry on Lidstrom's legacy

By: Tim Wharnsby

The hockey landscape is crowded these days with elite-level Swedish defencemen.

March 27, 2019