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Playoff Performer of the Night | David Pastrnak

By: Nadia Vocaturo

David Pastrnak sure did a lot of damage with 15:46 of ice time – including an NHL record and his first postseason hat trick.

April 15, 2018

Clinton, New York Wins Title Of Kraft Hockeyville Usa

By: NHLPA Staff

Community Wins the Opportunity to Host an NHL® Pre-Season Game and $150,000 in Arena Upgrades

April 14, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Brian Elliott

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Brian Elliott picked up his first Stanley Cup Playoffs win with the Philadelphia Flyers to help even their series at one apiece. Elliott turned aside 34 of 35 shots he faced, including 31 consecutively.

April 14, 2018

Senators captain Karlsson offers touching tribute to victims of Broncos crash

By: Canadian Press

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson offered a touching tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on Friday.

April 13, 2018

Brassard prepared for long playoff run with Pittsburgh

By: Tim Wharnsby

Derick Brassard didn’t need six weeks to become comfortable in his new surroundings with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

April 13, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Artemi Panarin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

With a pair of assists and a beautiful overtime game-winning goal, Artemi Panarin helped the Columbus Blue Jackets claw their way back to the first overtime victory of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

April 13, 2018

Kane scores 2 goals in playoff debut, Sharks top Ducks 3-0

By: Canadian Press

While Evander Kane watched Stanley Cup playoff hockey from his couch during the first eight years of his NHL career, the power forward felt confident he could thrive in the pressurized atmosphere of the post-season if he could only get the chance.

April 12, 2018

The most exciting empty-netter Blake Comeau has ever seen

By: Chris Lomon

Ahead of his team's 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs debut, Blake Comeau looks back to a 10-game win streak that had him thinking, "This team has a different feel to it."

April 12, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Joe Nieuwendyk

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In this week’s episode, we learn that Joe Nieuwendyk didn’t always have his sights set on hockey. In fact, it wasn’t even his best sport!

April 12, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Marc-Andre Fleury

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Marc-Andre Fleury stole the show, and every shot he faced Wednesday night to help the Vegas Golden Knights to a 1-0 win in the team's first Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance.

April 12, 2018

Players Associations on Sports Betting

By: NHLPA Staff

The MLBPA, NBPA, NFLPA and NHLPA have been working together on the legal, commercial, practical, and human consequences of allowing sports betting to become mainstream.

April 12, 2018

de la Rose reflects on Swedish greats ahead of first World Championship

By: Tim Wharnsby

Role models for all hockey players on and off the ice for almost two decades, the Sedin twins were particularly influential young Swedish players like de la Rose.

April 11, 2018

Visa Presents: Player Q&A with Tuukka Rask

By: NHLPA Staff

Bar down? There's only one way to answer that question for Boston Bruins netminder, Tuukka Rask!

April 11, 2018

Nhl, Nhlpa And Hulu Announce Partnership

By: NHLPA Staff

Hulu becomes an official sponsor of the NHLPA and the NHL for the entirety of the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs and Final.

April 10, 2018

My Top 5 | GWG Leaders

By: Chris Lomon

When the game is on the line and you need someone to step up and score the big one, these players know how to get the job done.

April 10, 2018

Kyle Connor playoff ready on heels of impressive rookie season

By: Chris Lomon

Kyle Connor had a lot to be happy about on Saturday night. But before and after the game and even the day after, the Winnipeg Jets forward’s thoughts, like many hockey players, were someplace else.

April 10, 2018

Simmonds Pens Touching Tribute To Willie O’Ree

By: NHLPA Staff

Simmonds writes why his hockey hero should be in the Hockey Hall of Fame for his pioneering efforts, ensuring ‘hockey is a game for everyone’.

April 9, 2018

Player of the Week | Claude Giroux

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Claude Giroux finished 2017-18 strong earning his first NHL career regular-season hat trick while setting a career high in points as his club punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

April 9, 2018

Rookie Kyle Connor to make playoff debut after stellar season with Jets

By: Canadian Press

Kyle Connor has been skating on a rink in front of fans since the Winnipeg Jets forward was three years old.

April 8, 2018

'Horrific, horrific accident': Hockey world in shock after Humboldt bus crash

By: Canadian Press

On almost any other morning, Mike Babcock's pre-game chat with reporters might begin with banter about his line combinations, scratches or the playoffs set to begin next week.

April 7, 2018